MSU celebrates Chinese New Year Feb. 3-8

year_of_the_horse_papercutUshering in the Year of the Horse, Chinese New Year falls on Jan. 31. To celebrate this year’s Chinese New Year and to enhance Asian cultural awareness on campus, the modern and classical languages department, the China office and the College of  Humanities and Public Affairs, and the MSU Chinese Faculty and Staff Club have joined together to sponsor a series of Chinese cultural activities to be held Feb. 3-8.

Events to celebrate Chinese culture

Featured events in this year’s celebration include:

  • Chinese arts
  • Handicrafts
  • Ceramics
  • Painting exhibitions
  • Talks on the Chinese culture related to the Chinese New Year celebration

Demonstrations will be given on the Chinese tea ceremony, how to make dumplings, Chinese Taiji and calligraphy. Performances will be given on Chinese music and dance, including the traditional Lion Dance. Symbolic snacks and Chinese tea and dumplings will be provided during most events.

Download the event flyer for the complete schedule of events. And to get an exclusive sneak peek of what the events will look like, check out the Chinese New Year video.

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