Lunar New Year 2021: Exploration and travel in Asia

Lunar New Year 2021: Exploration and travel in Asia

02 Tuesday
Tue, 02/03/2021

6pm - 8.30pm

  • Online
  • TBA


As each year, ENS de Lyon and the Institute of East Asian Studies (IAO in French) will celebrate the new lunar year 農曆新年, which falls in 2021 under the sign of the Ox.

Exploration and travel in Asia

On the occasion of the advent of the Year of the Ox, the East Asia Institute proposes an online event. We hope that the programming will bring you a breath of fresh air and a hint of escape...  


6.00 pm: Lunar New Year greetings and presentation of the films by Claudia Astarita and Virginie Berthebaud.

6.15 pm: Alexandra David-Néel, Du Sikkim au Tibet interdit, documentary by Jeanne Mascolo de Filippis and Antoine de Maximy. (52mn)

7.10 pm: Round-table discussion with Jeanne Mascolo de Filippis, director of the documentary, and Samuel Thévoz, researcher and specialist of travel stories in Tibet, editor of Alexandra David-Neel's first novel.

8.00 pm: Altay skiing adventure, documentary by Li Shuang. (20mn)

8.20: Closing


  • Claudia Astarita
  • Virginie Berthebaud
  • Jeanne Mascolo de Filippis
  • Samuel Thévoz