Mohegan Sun Celebrates Chinese New Year

2019-01-30

2019: The Year of the Pig

UNCASVILLE, CT (January 30, 2019) – Mohegan Sun is getting ready to celebrate the Year of the Pig this February. Following the tradition, Mohegan Sun is ringing in the Lunar New Year with a variety of events including A-Lin inside Mohegan Sun Arena, a traditional Chinese cultural arts demonstration and Lion Dance, the Money God, Red Envelope giveaways, special menu items at Sunrise Square and more!

The celebrations begin with a performance in Mohegan Sun Arena by A-Lin from Taiwan. The show will take place at 1:00am on Sunday, February 3rd and tickets are VIP $188.00, $148.00, $118.00, $98.00 and $68.00 and are on sale now.

Beginning Tuesday, February 5th, Red Envelopes will be distributed to Momentum members with valid ID for Asian bus line runs. The giveaway starts the first day of the Lunar New Year and lasts through Monday, February 11th. During this period, guests who ride the Asian buses can receive a Red Envelope with cash varying from $5.00 to $100.00 inside. The Money God will also visit The Shops concourse from Noon to 2:00pm on Sunday, February 10th for another Red Envelope giveaway and photo opportunity. Miss NY Chinese Pageant 2018 winners will be present to greet guests. There will also be Chinese arts and crafts demonstrations such as calligraphy and paper-cutting.

Also on Sunday, February 10th, don’t miss the traditional Lion Dance that will tour through the Mohegan Sun property. The Lion Dance has long symbolized the exorcising of evil spirits and summoning luck and fortune. The performance will start at 2:00pm heading from Sunrise Square and making its way through Casino of the Sky and Casino of the Wind.

The Chairman of the Mohegan Tribe, Kevin Brown, Mohegan Sun’s President and General Manager, Raymond Pineault, and Vice President of Asian and Far East Marketing, Kelly Leung, will be present in addition to the Money God and Miss NY Chinese Pageant winners.

Beginning, Saturday, February 2nd, Phantasia, located in Sunrise Square celebrates the New Year with a special menu until Sunday, February 18th.  To view the menu, please visit mohegansun.com.

ABOUT MOHEGAN SUN:

Owned by Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment, Mohegan Sun is one of the largest, most spectacular entertainment, gaming, dining and shopping destinations in the United States.  Situated on 185 acres along the Thames River in scenic southeastern Connecticut, Mohegan Sun is home to three unique casinos, 1,600 deluxe hotel rooms, 2 world-class spas, a golf course, over 90 shops, restaurants and bars as well as three award-winning entertainment venues including a 10,000-seat Arena. Mohegan Sun is within easy access of New York, Boston, Hartford and Providence and located 15 minutes from the museums, antique shops and waterfront of Mystic Country. More information is available by calling 1.888.226.7711 or visiting mohegansun.com. Connect with us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and Instagram @mohegansun, view us on YouTube and find us on Snapchat at username MoheganSun.

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Charisse Huff

Huff, Charisse