Lunar New Year Festival

Preparing for the uncertain: LNYF adjusts to virtual practices

With only a short time between the planned campus reopening and the Lunar New Year Festival’s scheduled performance, the group has had to make changes to their process.

| Managing Editor

LNYF annual show dazzles with performances filmed across St. Louis

The club adapted their performance beautifully to follow COVID-19 guidelines and managed to perform a very cohesive program despite the need to perform completely virtually.

| Staff Writer

LNYF emerges into new year, celebrating what is yet to come

Explored through energetic dance performances and a moving skit, the theme of finding belonging was the major theme that tied LNYF together.

| Senior Cadenza Editor

‘We have lost a significant part of the student experience on campus’: LNYF pushes forward despite Gargoyle setback

The annual Lunar New Year Festival performance will kick off Feb. 7 and 8, marking the group’s first set of shows since the loss of the Gargoyle rehearsal space.

| News Editor

LNYF highlights tradition, culture at the start of the Year of the Rat

This year’s Lunar New Year Festival, “Emerge,” focuses on overcoming challenges going into the new year.

| Senior Cadenza Editor

Spring student group budgets released amid rising demands

Student Union released their student group budgets for the spring semester on Nov. 11, allocating 66.9% of requested funds.

| Senior News Editor

23rd annual Lunar New Year Festival finds ‘Strength Within’

Aptly named, the production not only revealed its strength through the quality of its performances but also through the important issues raised in its skit.

Jaden Satenstein | Senior Editor

LNYF brings together 200 students in Asian cultural celebration

What started with fireworks bursting across Mudd Field ended in an incredible production featuring more than 200 members of the Wash. U. community.

Leah Hardgrove | Contributing Writer

‘Lunar New Year Festival: Rise’ shines the spotlight on community building

The Lunar New Year, which marked the start of the year of the rooster on Jan. 28, has been celebrated for centuries by people of eastern and southeastern Asian descent worldwide. This year, the cultural performance commemorating the holiday, “Lunar New Year Festival: Rise,” will take place in the Edison Theater on Friday, Feb. 10 and Saturday, Feb. 11.

| Theater and Dance Editor

Last weekend’s ‘To Lead with Heart’ rings in Lunar New Year

Feb. 19 marks the Lunar New Year: the end of the year of the horse and the beginning of that of the ram. This past weekend, students, including many representatives of different Asian organizations on campus, collaborated in an annual production to celebrate the new year, honoring traditional dances and music from China, Korea and the Philippines.

| Staff Reporter

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