Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Chinese New Year Celebration offers performance in Rozsa

Zaiqian Zhang, left, and Yuxiao Wang were Mistress and Master of Ceremonies for the 2011 Chinese Night performance on Feb 6 in the Rozsa Center. Click on photos for larger versions. (Photos by Keweenaw Now)

HOUGHTON -- The Chinese Students and Scholars Association (CSSA) at Michigan Tech hosted a Chinese New Year Celebration on Sunday, Feb. 6, 2011 -- the Year of the Rabbit. The public was invited, and the program was free.

Here are some photos of the entertaining student performance in the Rozsa Center:

Tianyu Li performs a Chinese folk dance.

Wanjing Zhou amazes the audience with her magic show.

Xi Lin and Mengjiao Xiao perform a lovely classical dance. (Video clip by Keweenaw Now)

Members of the women's dance group perform an energetic number.

Rui Mao sings a song about New York. His band members are Kenny Stahl, Eben Mannes and Nicole Kirch.

Li Chen performs a graceful Tai ji demonstration.

Curtain call ...

After the show, Zhengming Li, his wife, Suning, and their daughter, Alice, pause for a photo. Thanks for inviting us to Chinese Night, Ming and Suning!

Preschool Program to hold Open House Feb. 23, 26

An Orientation / Open House for the Bilingual English /Chinese Preschool Program for children ages 2 1/2 to 5 will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 23, and from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 26, at the BHK Houghton Center, 700 Park Ave., Houghton.

The program is open to private payment or DHS childcare subsidy. Scholarships may be available. Chinese-speaking teachers are needed. Michigan Tech University student volunteers are welcome. Email pykuo@bhkfirst.org for information.

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