Lunar New Year Celebration at Evergreen

January 5, 2004

Lunar New Year Celebration at Evergreen

The Evergreen State College Longhouse
Fri., Jan. 23 workshop at 10 a.m. and
Sat., Jan. 24 community celebration
Open to the public
Campus parking $1.25 on Jan. 23, free on Jan. 24

The Lunar New Year, one of the most important festivals in Asia, will be celebrated at The Evergreen State College's Longhouse on Friday, Jan. 23 and Saturday, Jan. 24. Tickets for the Friday workshop are $40 ($20 Evergreen students) and permit entrance to the Saturday performance.

Tickets for the Saturday performance are $10 ($7 Evergreen students). As seating is limited, advanced tickets are recommended and are available at the Evergreen Bookstore, Traditions Fair Trade and Bao Bei Gifts.

Internationally acclaimed master Chungliang Al Huang will lead a Tai Ji movement workshop on Friday, Jan. 23, starting at 10 a.m. Tai Ji is a dynamic moving meditation that enhances health, wellness, and cultural connection. Chungliang is one of the most talented transformational movement-meditation teachers working today. He is the author of "Embrace Tiger, Return to Mountain" and other books.
Beginners and advanced students are welcome to participate.

The Community Lunar New Year Celebration is slated for Saturday, Jan. 24 at 2 p.m. in the Longhouse. It will feature a Lion Dance, Chinese music, Beijing opera star Chao Chen performing the Monkey King Dance, and calligraphy and dance with Chungliang Al Huang.

Contact Hirsh Diamant (360) 867-6736 or Mukti Khanna (360) 867-6752 for details.