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OACC 2022 Asian Pacific New Year Celebration

February 5 - April 16

Free

In recognition of the diversity of new year’s festivities across the Asian Pacific region, OACC presents a hybrid celebration of Asian Pacific New Year traditions featuring in-person and virtual content for audiences of all ages during February and April 2022.

In February, OACC celebrated Lunar New Year, the Year of the Tiger, with 3 days of virtual content and an in-person festival on February 6th highlighting Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese and other cultural traditions and artforms connected to the Lunar New Year holiday. In April, OACC will celebrate South and Southeast Asian New Year’s such as Songkran, Vaisakhi, and more with exciting online content and another in-person festival. In addition to these activities, OACC is excited to revive its Virtual Community Night Market for the second year in a row to feature an even more expansive offering of BIPOC-centered partners, community organizations, and small businesses. 

Schedule of Events:

  • South & Southeast Asian New Year
    • Saturday, April 9: Virtual Kick-Off with Dance & Music
    • Sunday, April 10: Virtual Stories & Cultural Presentations
    • Friday, April 15: Virtual Food & Art Demos
    • Saturday: April 16 (11am-3pm): In-person Celebration at OACC (masks & ID+vaccination record required)
  • Lunar New Year Celebration (February 5-6 & 11-12, 2022. Access the virtual content playlist here.

Enjoy virtual and in-person vendor and community booth marketplaces, cultural demos, storytelling, artistic performances. OACC’s Asian Pacific New Year Celebration will also launch a BRAND-NEW COMMUNITY MAP in partnership with Cut Fruit Collective! Explore AAPI sites throughout Oakland! Pick up your physical map at OACC’s April 16th celebration AND/OR download Vibemap’s app to participate in their map challenge. Visit locations and win prizes!

April 9th: Virtual Kick-Off with Dance and Music

Set your alarm notification! Our virtual kick-off will begin streaming at 12 noon on Saturday, April 9th. Watch it here or on OACC’s YouTube channel.

This video will be available starting at 12pm Pacific on Saturday, April 9, 2022. Having trouble accessing the video? Trying refreshing this page after the release date or go to OACC’s YouTube channel.

This video will be available starting at 12pm Pacific on Saturday, April 9, 2022. Having trouble accessing the video? Trying refreshing this page after the release date or go to OACC’s YouTube channel.

April 10th: Virtually Sharing Traditions and Stories

This video will be available starting at 12pm Pacific on Sunday, April 10, 2022. Having trouble accessing the video? Trying refreshing this page after the release date or go to OACC’s YouTube channel.

This video will be available starting at 12pm Pacific on Sunday, April 10, 2022. Having trouble accessing the video? Trying refreshing this page after the release date or go to OACC’s YouTube channel.

This video will be available starting at 12pm Pacific on Sunday, April 10, 2022. Having trouble accessing the video? Trying refreshing this page after the release date or go to OACC’s YouTube channel.

This video will be available starting at 12pm Pacific on Sunday, April 10, 2022. Having trouble accessing the video? Trying refreshing this page after the release date or go to OACC’s YouTube channel.

 

April 15th: Virtual Food and Art Demos

This video will be available starting at 12pm Pacific on Friday, April 15, 2022. Having trouble accessing the video? Trying refreshing this page after the release date or go to OACC’s YouTube channel.

This video will be available starting at 12pm Pacific on Friday, April 15, 2022. Having trouble accessing the video? Trying refreshing this page after the release date or go to OACC’s YouTube channel.

This video will be available starting at 12pm Pacific on Friday, April 15, 2022. Having trouble accessing the video? Trying refreshing this page after the release date or go to OACC’s YouTube channel.

Download the Laap Recipe by Christy Innouvong

2022 Virtual Community Night Market is OPEN!


The Virtual Community Night Market (Night Market) is a virtual “one-stop-shop” marketplace featuring Oakland/Bay Area-based and Oakland values-inspired businesses and creatives from AAPI-owned and AAPI-ally restaurants and small businesses, including BIPOC businesses and artists. The Virtual Community Night Market will serve as an online directory. Vendors will be featured daily on OACC’s social media and weekly on OACC’s e-newsletter.

Types of vendor booths we’re listing:
  • Artist Alley (e.g. artists and artworks)
  • Community (e.g. community orgs, schools, professional services)
  • Eats & Drinks (e.g. restaurants, bars, food & drinks)
  • Shop (e.g. retail)

Special thanks to our New Year Celebration sponsors who helped make our programming possible:

  • Claudine Cheng

  • Family Bridges

  • Oakland Chinatown Improvement Council

  • ARTogether

  • Nikki Fortunato Bas

  • Friends of Lincoln Square Park

  • Mustard Square

Learn about the Oakland 2045 General Plan

The City of Oakland is updating the General Plan for the first time since the 1990’s. This plan represents Oakland’s equitable vision and policies for housing, transportation, parks, transportation, and environmental justice for the next 20-30 years. Share your thoughts at bit.ly/ogpzineq to inform the policies of the General Plan.
自上世紀 90 年代以來,奧克蘭市首次更新了總體規劃。該計劃代表了奧克蘭未來 20-30 年在住房、交通、公園、運輸和環境正義方面的公平願景及政策。請移步 bit.ly/ogpzineq 分享您的看法,了解總體規劃政策。

The Oakland Asian Cultural Center is proud to be a member of the Deeply Rooted Collaborative, the Community Consultant Team that will work with the City of Oakland and Technical Consultant on the Oakland 2045 General Plan. The Deeply Rooted Collaborative, which includes EastSide Arts Alliance, Just Cities Institute, and Urban Strategies Council. Partners include: Black Cultural Zone, The Village, Malonga Arts Residents Association, Oakland Asian Cultural Center Association, House/Full of Blackwomen, Lao Family Community Development, Inc., CURY J, and The Unity Council.

Details

Start:
February 5
End:
April 16
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Venue

Oakland Asian Cultural Center
388 9th St. #290
Oakland, CA 94607 United States
Phone:
5106370455
View Venue Website

Organizer

Oakland Asian Cultural Center
Phone:
510-637-0455
Email:
gala@oacc.cc