Year of the Monkey
Chinese New Year Greetings!
Please join us in the celebration of the Year of the Monkey, which begins on February 8, 2016 and is Year 4713 according to the Chinese calendar! Throughout the month of February, the Confucius Institute at UC Davis presents a series of fun, exciting events. The two biggest events are open to the public free of charge:
1. February 18, Thursday, 5:00-8:00 pm, at International House, 10 College Park, Davis: a full program of performances, paper cutting, lantern making, tea tasting, and a variety of yummy dim sum and snacks!
The event is free but registration is requested.
2. February 19, Friday, 7:00-9:00 pm, at Veterans' Memorial Center Theater, 203 E. 14th Street, Davis: a grand show featuring Hunan Provincial Song and Dance Theater from China, a full program of singing, dancing, acrobatics; tickets on sale NOW at:DavisCFF.org. Or, email DCFF@yahoo.com
As we usher in the Chinese New Year, let's remember that Monkey is intelligent, confident, independent, playful, friendly, and sociable. May we all enjoy these qualities in ourselves and the people around us.
Director, Confucius Institute at UC Davis