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Idaho State University Chinese New Year 2012 is Jan. 21

Posted January 9, 2012

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 2012 on Saturday, Jan. 21.

It will be held in the Pond Student Union Ballroom from 6 to 9 p.m.

The evening will offer a traditional Chinese show and dinner featuring specialties of Chinese New Year. The performance includes Peking Opera, Thousand-hand Bodhisattva dance, lion dance, folk dance and music, traditional instruments, raffle, game, fashion show and Chinese souvenir vendors.

The dinner will feature both vegetarian and non-vegetarian food options. The dinner menu consists of sweet and sour chicken, sesame chicken, spring roll, pot sticker, stir-fried vegetable, Yangzhou fried rice, tossed noodle and fresh-cut fruit.

Tickets will be available beginning on Jan 9 at the Pond Student Union and Rendezvous Complex from 10 a.m. to 3 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 Wangshu Fu, at 208-242-6946 or