Chinese New Year celebration planned on the Troy Campus

Posted: Wednesday, 03 February 2016

TROY - Members of Troy University's Chinese Students and Scholars Association will celebrate Chinese New Year on the Troy Campus on Feb. 12 in the Trojan Center Ballrooms.

The annual event, also called Spring Festival, is open to the public and features traditional performances and food. Tickets to the event are $15 ($10 for students), and may be purchased from the International Program Office located in the basement of Hawkins Hall, in the Trojan Center ticket office and at the doors, which open at 5 p.m.

"This is the most important festival for the Chinese people and has more than 4,000 years of history," said Ruifeng Wang, CSSA’s president. "It is similar to Christmas in the West with families coming together to celebrate."

The slate of entertainment includes language programs, song and dance performances, piano, violin, Hulusi and other instrumental performances. Door prizes will also be awarded during the evening.

For more information, please contact the International Programs Office at 334-670-3335

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Xi Huang, a past accounting major from Longsheng Guilin, China, performs during the 2014 Chinese Students and Scholars Association Spring Festival at Troy University. This year’s festival, a celebration of the Chinese New Year, begins at 5 p.m. on Feb. 12 in the Trojan Center Ballrooms on the Troy Campus. General admission tickets are $15, which covers dinner and the performances.(TROY photo/Kevin Glackmeyer)