Celebrate Chinese New Year
The Auburn University at Montgomery Confucius Institute (AUM CI) and the Central Alabama Association of Chinese (CAAC) will present their colorful, musical, and much anticipated Chinese Lunar New Year celebration on Sunday, March 1st. The celebration performance will take place at 2:30 p.m. in Alcazar Shriners, 555 Eastern Boulevard, Montgomery, AL 36117, followed by a joyful and delicious Chinese dinner featuring traditional Chinese New Year delicacies and entertainment. Among the highlights is a performance on the guzheng (the traditional Chinese zither) by Daisy Wu, an award-winning professional Chinese musician who is currently a visiting professor at Alfred University. The Chinese Spring Festival traditionally begins on the first day of the first month in the Chinese lunar calendar and ends with the Lantern Festival on the 15th day.This year, the Spring Festival falls on February 19 and launches the year of the Sheep.
Tickets are now available for purchase for the Chinese New Year Celebration. Tickets must be purchased by Feb. 13, 2015. Ticket prices are as follows:
$15- Non-CAAC adult member
$12- CAAC adult member
$10- AUM Student
$6- Children ages 4-10
****Children ages 3 and under are free
To sign up for tickets, please make checks payable to “CAAC” and mail to:
ATTN: Chen Si
AUM Confucius Institute
P.O. Box 244023
Montgomery, AL, 36124-4023
Please indicate if you prefer to receive the ticket by e-mail or regular mail. Be sure to provide the address for the method desired.
NOTE: Tickets will not be available after Feb. 13, 2015. No admission will be permitted without a ticket. Tickets will not be sold at the door.
For more information or questions about the Confucius Institute and the festival celebration, contact Ms. Na Li, Confucius Institute Event Coordinator at 334-244-3624, firstname.lastname@example.org.