Chinese New Year Celebration set for Jan. 20 at the Troy Campus

Posted: Tuesday, 17 January 2012

TROY—The Troy University Chinese Students and Scholars Association (CSSA) will celebrate the Year of the Dragon with the annual Chinese New Year Celebration on Friday, Jan. 20, at the Troy Campus.

The event will be held from 5:30-8:30 p.m. inside the Trojan Center ballrooms. Sponsored by the Confucius Institute and the University's Office of International Programs, the popular annual event encourages cultural exchange between students from different countries.

"This celebration not only provides an opportunity for all the Chinese students to gather together … but it also provides a chance for American students to better understand Chinese culture," said Wei Li, president of the CSSA, "We hope this celebration also sends our best wishes to TROY's 125th birthday from all the Chinese students."

The event will include traditional Chinese dancing, singing and instrument demonstrations, with modern dancing and singing as well. Various authentic Chinese foods will also be served.

The event is open to the public. Tickets are $10 for students and $17 for faculty, staff and members of the public, and can be purchased inside Pace Hall, room 116. Reservation for tickets can also be made by emailing For more information, please contact Wei Li at 334-434-0467 or Xuejiao Sun at 334-434-2464

Chinese New Year

Troy University's Chinese Students and Scholars Association will host students, faculty, staff and the public at a Chinese New Year celebration on the Troy Campus Jan. 20. The event features Chinese cuisine and entertainment by the students. (TROY photo/Cass Davis)