DePaul 2023 Lunar New Year Gala

This is DePaul University’s 15th annual celebration of lunar new year (the Year of the Rabbit).

Join DePaul University's 15th annual Lunar New Year celebration to ring in the new Year of the Rabbit. Enjoy authentic lunar new year food and exciting cultural performances. It is also a great opportunity to network with new and old friends who celebrate the Lunar New Year. All DePaul students, alumni, faculty, staff, as well as family and friends are welcome to attend. Free and open to the public. Family-friendly.

Dress code: business casual or red festive clothing.

Event Agenda:

  • 2:30-3:00 PM Check-in
  • 3:00- 3:10PM Lion Dance
  • 3:10-3:15PM Welcoming Remarks (DePaul President Manuel)
  • 3:15-4:00PM Cultural Performances
  • 4:00-5:00PM New Year Food & Cultural Activities

Born in a year of the Rabbit (2011, 1999, 1987, 1975, 1963, 1951, 1939)? Provide your name when you check in and you will have an opportunity to win a Year of the Rabbit gift. 10 winners will be announced at the end of the event.



  • DePaul Chinese Studies Program
  • Chinese Studies Association
  • Chinese Students and Scholars Association


  • Asian Pacific Islander Desi American (APIDA) Cultural Center
  • DePaul CAF-B
  • Department of Modern Languages
  • DIIG Award
  • Driehaus Center for International Business
  • Global Asian Studies Program
  • Jarvis College of Computer and Digital Media
  • Office of Global Engagement
  • Office of Institutional Diversity and Equity
  • The Steans Center

Sunday, January 22 at 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Student Center (Lincoln Park), 120A/B (2250 N. Sheffield Ave, Chicago, IL 60614)

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