Celebrate Lunar New Year in Niseko

Start the new year with delicious food, on snow activities and fun events!

Celebrate Lunar New Year in snowy Niseko with many festivities in town. Here are our top picks to ensure your lunar new year starts with a bang:

Lion Dance

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The traditional dance is performed in costume by talented performers who mimic a lion's movements to bring good luck and fortune. Enjoy the special performance featuring amazing jumps, movement and interaction with the audience.

Location: Skye Niseko
When: 5 February, 5:00pm – 5:15pm

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Lunar New Year Wild Boar Special


In celebration of the year of pig, Naniwatei will have a special Wild Boar dish during the festive period. Made using Shiga prefecture`s rare wild boar, enjoy a selection of mouth-watering meats at the robata grill restaurant.

Location: Naniwatei
When: 1 -10 February

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Sake Celebration

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Toast to the lunar new year with a free cup of Japanese sake. Served in a traditional wooden sake cup, the sake will warm you up after your time on the slopes. 

Location: Ki Niseko
When: 5 February 2019, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

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Paper Lantern Making

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Free event for the kids and whole family to enjoy. Make some paper lanterns using colourful paper for the festive time. A good indoor activity to sit down with the kids and get creative. 

Location: Skye Niseko
When: 1 Feb 2019, 2:00pm - 3:30pm

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