Missouri State University's Asian Studies Program will celebrate the Chinese New Year with a week of events February 3-8.
The Chinese New Year is an important holiday in China and many other Asian countries. This year the Chinese New Year falls on January 31, which will mark the beginning of the Year of the Horse.
Schedule of Events at Missouri State University:
February 3, Monday
- 10:00 am - 11:00 am: Introduction of the Chinese New year at Siceluff 124
- 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm: Lion's Dance by FuHok Studio at PSU Theater
February 4, Tuesday at Siceluff 124
- 10:00 am - 11:00 am: Tea Ceremony by Xiao'ou Gong, China Progarms Specialist, College of Business
- 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm: Yuan Xiao (Chinese Sweet Dumplings) Workshop by Dr. Yili Shi, English Department
February 5, Wednesday at Siceluff 124
- 10:00 am - 11:00 am: Chinese music and dancing by Wang Yi
- 11:00 am - 1:15 pm: Singing performances by the Chinese Language Students (CHI102 and CHI202)
- 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm: Chinese film screening by Dr. M.A. Butler, History Department
February 6, Thursday at Siceluff 124
- 11:00 am - 11:55 am: Chinese New Year: The Stories of Nian (Year) and 12 Animals of Chinese Zodiac by LLT215 Asian Cultural Studies Students
- 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm: Taiji (Chinese Shadow Boxing) Demonstration by M. Dee Hackett Ogilvy
- 1:15 pm - 2:15 pm: Chinese Dumpling Workshop by Ms. Ma Xiaoli, visiting scholar
February 7, Friday at Siceluff 124
- 10:00 am - 12:00 pm: Chinese painting, animal paintings and paper cutting with Hing Wah Hatch, Art & Design Department
- 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm: Chinese Traditional Music Performance by Dr. John Prescott, Music Department
February 8, Saturday at Siceluff 124
- 10:00 am - 11:00 am: Singing and dancing performances by Chinese Language Groups
- 11:00 am - 12:00 pm: Paintings, calligraphy, animal paintings and papper cutting with Hing Wah Hatch, Art & Design Department
- 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm: Taiji Demonstration by M. Dee Hackett Ogilvy and her students.
Information at weirongyan [at] missouristate [dot] edu.