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ISU Chinese New Year Celebration 2010 set Feb. 13

Posted February 2, 2010

The Idaho State University Chinese Students and Scholars Association (CSSA) invites the whole community to experience the traditional culture of China at the ISU Chinese New Year Night 2010 on Saturday, Feb. 13.

The annual event will run from 6 to about 9 p.m. in the Pond Student Union Ballroom.  On the Chinese traditional calendar 2010 is "The Year of the Tiger."

ISU Chinese New Year Feb. 13The evening will offer a traditional Chinese show and dinner featuring specialties of Chinese New Year. The performance includes lion dance, Chinese Kung Fu show, folk dance and music, traditional instrument, raffle, game, fashion show and Chinese souvenir vendors.

The dinner will feature both vegetarian and non-vegetarian food options. The dinner menu consists of kung pao chicken, beef stew with potatoes, spiced eggs, spring rolls, stir-fried vegetables, Yangzhou fried rice and tossed noodles.

Chinese New Year is an annual event. Beginning Feb 8, tickets will be sold at the Pond Student Union and Rendezvous Complex from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Prices for tickets purchased in advance are $7 for ISU students, $8 for ISU faculty and staff, and $9 for the general public. Tickets cost $1 more at the door. Children under age 5 have free admission.

The ISU CSSA welcome friends join us to promote Chinese culture and to strengthen the diversity of the community.

For more information, please contact Erwei Shi, at 208-760-7089 or shierwe@isu.edu.