When it comes to learning about a people and their culture, what better way is there than to join them in their most celebrated festival? It is popular, it is historical, and it is fun!
Time: 12:30pm – 2pm, Feb 5th, 2015.
Location: Science Center Plaza.
This year, save all the traveling and enjoy a great journey to this ancient and mysterious country in the east. At the time when the whole China is embracing its spring festival, Harvard Chinese Students and Scholars Association (HCSSA) presents to you – at the very heart of the Harvard campus – an authentic fest to demonstrate the rich meaning behind this famous festival and to encourage a university-wide appreciation of Chinese culture.
Come watch some fascinating lion dance with live festive percussion music!
Come to learn about a variety of Chinese traditional musical instruments!
Come show-off your artistic creativity painting our hundreds of panda sculptures! (You can see here an amazing example of what you can do with those little cuties!) And
Come play traditional festive games with us, and win delicate and lovely Chinese art gifts!
It is a passion that has lasted for thousands of years. It is a heritage that has traveled thousands of miles. It is a poem that has inspired billions of people. Now it is your turn to take a part in it, and feel the joyful spirit of the Chinese spring festival.
Event is free and open to the entire Harvard Community. No registration required. Just come and join us in this great cultural event!