Campus Group to Host Chinese New Year Celebrations

February 1, 2011

BRANDON, MB – On Saturday, February 12, the Brandon University Chinese Students and Scholars’ Association (BUCSSA) will host a Chinese New Year celebration at Knox United Church. The celebration will begin at 6 p.m. and will feature a Chinese food fair, including authentic Chinese menu items for only $1 per item, games, draws and performances, including hip hop dancing, sword dancing, magic and traditional Chinese instrumental playing.

Tickets are free for BUCSSA members and children under 10 years old, $10 for non-members when purchased in advance, and $12.00 for non-members at the door. Tickets include two food items. Tickets will be available from January 31 to February 11 in the Mingling Area (located on the lower level of the Knowles-Douglas Building), and from January 31 to February 11 at the Living Delight store, located at 601 — 9th Street, in Brandon.

Chinese Spring festival is the most significant festival in China, and there people are usually granted a whole week off for this holiday. Most spend this particular time with their families and friends to celebrate and welcome the coming New Year, which takes place on February 3, 2011, according to the Chinese Lunar calendar.

The Brandon University Chinese Students and Scholar’s Association (BUCSSA), the only registered Chinese’s Students Organization on campus, hosts an annual Chinese New Year Celebration to provide members with a wonderful New Year celebration. As well, this is an effort to enhance the cultural exchange between Chinese students and Canadian students in Brandon. All are welcome!
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For more information, please contact:

Peilong Li
Tel. 720-5849
or
Menglong lv
Tel. 720-6544
Brandon University Chinese Students and Scholar’s Association
brandonucssa@gmail.com