everythinghapa | The Intersection of Eastern and Western Cultures
home,page,page-id-171,page-template,page-template-full_width,page-template-full_width-php,,qode-title-hidden,columns-4,qode-theme-ver-7.6.2,wpb-js-composer js-comp-ver-,vc_non_responsive


Marking the first day of the year of the Chinese lunar calendar, the Chinese Spring Festival or Lunar New Year follows a tradition dating back more than 4,000 years. Originally tied to the lunar-solar Chinese calendar, the holiday remains the most important social and economic holiday in China. It is a time to honor household and heavenly deities as well as ancestors…




  • 2017_HapaJapanFestival
    2017 Hapa Japan Festival

    Celebrating its 3rd year, the 2017 Hapa Japan Festival is a celebration of mixed-race and mixed-roots Japanese people and culture. Running February 22-26, 2017 in Los Angeles, CA the festival aims to bring awareness of the growing Hapa Japanese community through concerts, exhibits, film screenings, a......

  • 2017_korematsuday
    2017 Fred Korematsu Day

    Celebrating its 7th year, the 2017 Fred Korematsu Day continues to honor Fred Korematsu and his contributions to the nation’s civil rights movement. Organized by the Fred T. Korematsu Institute, Korematsu Day is observed on January 29, 2017 as a day to remember the life of......

  • 2017_uvsa_tetfestival
    2017 UVSA Tet Festival

    Celebrating its 36th year, the 2017 UVSA Tet Festival in Southern California is the world’s largest Tet Festival outside of Vietnam. Running January 27-29, 2017, the festival hosted by the Union of Vietnamese Student Associations (UVSA) and takes aim at preserving the Vietnamese culture with......

  • London_Chinatown
    2017 London Chinatown Chinese New Year Celebration

    Continuing its annual tradition, the 2017 London Chinatown Chinese New Year Celebration is the largest Chinese New Year celebration held outside of Asia. Running January 29, 2017, the London Chinatown Chinese New Year Celebration has become an integral part of the London event calendar and......

  • Puma_Clyde_ChineseNewYear
    Puma Clyde “Chinese New Year”

    In celebration of the 2017 Chinese Lunar New Year, German-based sportswear manufacturer, Puma has created a limited edition version of the Clyde silhouette. Called the Clyde “Chinese New Year,” the sneaker features a premium black leather upper contrasted with a white outsole. Additionally, an iridescent Formstripe mimicking......

  • love-alarm
    Love Alarm

    Premiering in 2018, streaming giant Netflix has commissioned its first Korean drama series, titled Love Alarm. Produced by Jaemoon Lee of South Korea’s Hidden Sequence, the 12-part television drama series will be adapted from the widely popular web cartoon of the same title by Chon......

  • 2017_asianamericanexpo
    2017 Asian American Expo

    Celebrating its 36th year, the 2017 Asian American Expo is the largest Asian trade show in the United States. Running January 14-15, 2017 in celebration of the coming Lunar New Year Festival, the Asian American Expo features 6 large exposition halls filled with 1,000+ vendors from Asian......

  • 2017_animeimpulse
    2017 Anime Impulse

    Celebrating its 2nd year, the 2017 Anime Impulse fuses the worlds of Anime, Manga Culture, Video Games and K-Pop with a festival encompassing everything fun in Asia. Running January 14-15, 2017, the festival organized by the creators of the hugely successful KTOWN Night Market and OC......

  • kinokuniya_dallas
    Kinokuniya Coming to Dallas

    Japanese-based bookstore chain, Kinokuniya is set to open its first two flagship stores in Dallas, Texas. Located in the suburbs of Dallas; Carrollton and Plano, the first location in Carrollton is scheduled to open January, followed by the Plano location opening February, 2017. Founded in......