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Idaho State University Chinese New Year 2011 dinner, ‘Year of the Rabbit’ celebration set Jan. 29

Posted January 19, 2011

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 2011 on Saturday, Jan. 29.

The annual event will run from 6 to about 8:30 p.m. in the Pond Student Union Ballroom.  On the Chinese traditional calendar 2011 is "The Year of the Rabbit."

The evening will offer a traditional Chinese show and dinner, including a lion dance, Chinese kung fu show, folk dance and modern dance, traditional music and modern music, and games.

The dinner includes both vegetarian and non-vegetarian food. Dishes served will include ham-fried rice, pasta chow mian noodles, tomato beef, braised chicken nuggets in brown sauce, house special cabbage (vegetarian), spiced eggs and fried biscuits.

Beginning Jan. 18, 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, contact Yao Zhang at zhanyao2@isu.edu or Yixiwang, at wangyixi@isu.edu.

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