Lincoln (Neb.) - Jan. 28, 2002 - The University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Chinese Student and Scholar Association will sponsor a Chinese New Year celebration beginning at 5 p.m. Feb. 10 in the Centennial Room of the Nebraska Union, 1400 R St.
The event celebrates the Chinese lunar new year, the "Year of the Horse," which begins Feb. 12. The party is a reunion for the local Chinese community and is the largest public celebration of Chinese culture in Nebraska.
A traditional Chinese dinner buffet will be served at 6 p.m., followed by prize drawings. At 7:30 p.m., Chinese students and international friends will perform folk music and dance.
Organizers expect approximately 700 guests for the event, which is open to the public. A limited number of tickets are available in advance. Cost is $12 for the public, $8 for UNL students with ID, and $4 for children 5 to 12. Children 4 and younger will be admitted free. Contact Haifeng Zhang at (402) 435-4045 or visit www.unl.edu/cssa-unl on the World Wide Web for further information and tickets.
The event is co-sponsored by University Program Council and is
supported by the NU Pepsi Endowment Fund, the Nebraska Alumni Association
and the UNL Office of Student Affairs.
For questions regarding these releases, contact:
(402) 472-8514, Fax: (402) 472-7825