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Lunar New Year Celebration to be held February 11

02/04/2015 10:37 am

Rockford, Ill., — A Chinese Lunar New Year celebration will be hosted by Rockford University’s Multicultural Club and the Office of Global Affairs at Rockford University, Wednesday, February 11, 5-7 p.m., Regents Hall, Burpee Center on the Rockford University Campus located at 5050 East State Street, Rockford.

Traditional Chinese dishes will be prepared by the University’s 14 Chinese exchange students, along  with the selections from Happy Wok and Golden Chopstick. A presentation on Lunar New Year celebrations in China will be given. Other entertainment will include the playing of traditional Chinese instruments, a Tai Chi demonstration with swords, and karaoke.

Tickets are $3 for the public and are available now. For more information and to purchase tickets contact Maria Diemer at 815-394-5112 or MDiemer@rockford.edu.