Spring Festival, or Lunar New Year, has become ‘Chinese New Year’ in Britain’s media. But what does it mean to diverse East and Southeast Asian communities who also celebrate it?
On Monday 7th Feb at Omnibus Theatre celebrate (and interrogate) Spring Festival with Moongate Mix (in partnership with ESEA online hub) starting with short film Home by Lucy Sheen, followed by a panel event interrogating, examining and exploring what ‘a festival’ commonly known in western media as ‘Chinese New Year’ means to the diverse East and Southeast Asian communities in the UK.