The Confucius Institute and the Chinese Students and Scholars Association invite the University of Delaware campus community and the public to a special celebration of the Chinese New Year — the Year of the Monkey — on Saturday February 27, in Mitchell Hall on UD’s Newark campus.
This year, the Chinese New Year fell on Monday February 8th to start the Year of Monkey in the Chinese zodiac.
On Saturday Feb. 27, starting from 6:30 p.m., an evening of traditional and modern Chinese New Year festivities will be presented in Mitchell Hall.
Tickets are sold online at https://udcssa.yapsody.com/event/index/28589/2016. Prices vary at $12.99, $6.99, $4.99 and $2.99 per person. Online booking processing fee may apply. Limited tickets may be also available at the door.
For more information, contact the Confucius Institute at UD at 302-831-7188/7190 or via email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Chinese New Year, aka Spring Festival, is the most important holiday in Chinese culture. This year, the Confucius Institute at the University of Delaware will organize and co-organize several culture events on campus and in the community to present this traditional festival to Delawareans and celebrate the Year of the Monkey.
Please mark your calendar for the following events. More details will follow.
- Greater Dover Chinese Culture Festival
Co-organized with Delaware State University
Date: Sunday, January 31, 2016
Time: 11:00am-2:50pm Culture Activities; 3:00-5:00pm Stage Performance
Location: Education & Humanities Building Theater, Delaware State University, Dover
- Delaware Chinese New Year Celebration
Co-organized with Delaware Chinese American Association
Date: Saturday February 13, 2016
Location: The Independence School Auditorium, 1300 Paper Mill Road, Newark, DE 19711
- UD Chinese New Year Celebration Gala
Co-organized with UD Chinese Students and Scholars Association
Date: Saturday February 27, 2016
Location: UD Mitchell Hall
Ticketing information coming soon.
Stay tuned for more information on the UD gala.
The Confucius Institute at the University of Delaware will celebrate its 5th anniversary with a Chinese Opera Concert at Gore Recital Hall in the Roselle Center for the Fine Arts on UD campus on Saturday October 24, 2015. The celebration will start at 7:30pm with an exhibition highlighting the Institute’s programs and events in the past five years and an hors d’oeuvres reception, followed by a one-hour performance at 8:00pm. The concert features world class professional Chinese opera artists bringing performances of classic excerpts from Peking Opera, Kunqu Opera, Sichuan Opera and other art forms.
Direction and parking instruction for Gore Recital Hall in the Roselle Center for the Arts are here: http://maps.rdms.udel.edu/map/index.php?id=NW94 Parking is available at the Center for the Arts Garage for a fee.
We remind all the audience that Gore Recital Hall sits only 200 people. For best selection of seats, PLEASE RESERVE YOUR TICKETS NOW!
You may reserve your tickets below or on this website: http://udci5yroperaconcert.eventbrite.com
Thank you for your support to the UDCI. We look forward to seeing you at the concert. Stay tuned for more information.