Learn to make a Chinese paper lantern and celebrate the Lunar New Year

Join the Chinese tradition of letting go of the past year and welcoming the new year with good fortune.
On January 25, Yan Mak of the Chinese Canadian Association of Kingston and District (CCAKD) is hosting
an origami workshop at the Kingston Frontenac Public Library’s Isabel Turner Branch.
Participants will make a 3D paper lantern.

Participants will make a 3D paper lantern.
The Lunar New Year is among the most widely celebrated festivals on earth, acknowledged by
numerous nations and cultures. The Chinese New Year ends with the Lantern Festival, marking the first
full moon.
“The Lunar New Year is a time of many celebrations,” said Jake Miller, Librarian, Adult Programming.
“This is an exciting opportunity to participate in cultural exchange, promote heritage and learn about
the significance of Chinese lanterns and how to make one yourself.”
Registration is required for the program, which runs from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Space is limited. To register,
visit https://calendar.kfpl.ca/event/7843632 or call 613-549-8888.
This event is generously supported by the Friends of the Kingston Frontenac Public Library.