Have you already forgotten your New Year’s resolutions? Do you love to learn about new cultures? Are you particularly interested in learning more about Asian culture? Well, you are in luck! This February 15th, the Organization of Asian Studies is hosting an event to celebrate the Lunar New Year. So, bring your friends and take another shot at those New Year’s resolutions while enjoying amazing food and entertainment!
The festivities, held on Thursday, February 15th, will run throughout most of the day. So, stop in at any time to enjoy demonstrations and performances by renowned artists and musicians! To celebrate the Year of Dog, students will also have the chance to visit with therapy dogs! Food and drinks will be provided as well! Do not miss out on this amazing cultural experience! Please see the RSVP form for further details on each of our programs.
Special Note: To ring in the New Year in style, guests are encouraged to wear red, as it is a traditionally auspicious color for this celebration!
Our programing will proceed as follows:
12:45 PM – 2:15 PM – “Open Dog House”: Celebrate the New Year with PAL therapy dogs!
** Snacks from Dumplings and Beyond will be provided at 1:00PM, boba tea from Kung Fu Tea will be served at 2:30 PM**
2:45 PM – 3:45 PM – “Chinese Landscape Painting”: Demonstration byÂ Freda Lee-McMann
4:00 PM – 4:30 PM – “Traditional Chinese Music”: Gu-Zheng performance
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM – “Chinese Calligraphy”: Demonstration by Kit-Keung Kan
6:30 PM – 7:30 PM – Dinner Buffet provided by Meiwah
7:30 PM – 8:30 PM – “Traditional Gu-Zheng Ensemble”: Performance by the Alice Gu-Zheng Ensemble