advertisement

'China Night' gala welcomes Year of the Rabbit

Wednesday, February 16, 2011 | 5:01 p.m. CST; updated 5:01 p.m. CST, Sunday, February 20, 2011

COLUMBIA —  Columbia's Chinese New Year will be celebrated with a gala called “China Night."

The event, to be held in Jesse Auditorium, will feature traditional Chinese dances, a violin performance of  "Liang Zhu" - "Butterfly's Love" in English, folk songs, Peking Opera, fashion shows and more. The show includes about 15 performances and will last two hours.

The purpose is not only to celebrate the holiday, but also to promote Chinese culture in the community, according to MU student sponsors, who belong to the Friendship Association of Chinese Students and Scholars.

The gala will begin at 7 p.m. Sunday. Admission is free to the public. Seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis. It will also be streamed live online.


Like what you see here? Become a member.


Show Me the Errors (What's this?)

Report corrections or additions here. Leave comments below here.

You must be logged in to participate in the Show Me the Errors contest.


Comments

Leave a comment

Speak up and join the conversation! Make sure to follow the guidelines outlined below and register with our site. You must be logged in to comment. (Our full comment policy is here.)

  • Don't use obscene, profane or vulgar language.
  • Don't use language that makes personal attacks on fellow commenters or discriminates based on race, religion, gender or ethnicity.
  • Use your real first and last name when registering on the website. It will be published with every comment. (Read why we ask for that here.)
  • Don’t solicit or promote businesses.

We are not able to monitor every comment that comes through. If you see something objectionable, please click the "Report comment" link.

You must be logged in to comment.

Forget your password?

Don't have an account? Register here.

advertisements