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2018 Chinese New Year Festival at the Performing Arts Center of SUNY Purchase College

Tickets: http://cny2018.eventbrite.com/


Following an enormous success for the past several annual celebrations, the Westchester Association of Chinese Americans (WACA) will hold 2018 Chinese New Year Festival on Saturday, February 10, 2018 from 2pm to 6pm at

the Performing Arts Center
SUNY Purchase College
735 Anderson Hill Rd.
Purchase, NY 10577

For this Year of the Dog, the theme of the celebration is “Culture and Traditions of the Chinese New Year Festival”. It features in lion dance, art gallery, calligraphy, Chinese painting and hand crafts, as well as Chinese musical instruments performances, plus popular and delicous Chinese traditional food and snack samplings. On top of all these activtiies, there will be a formal program of artistic performances by the professional artists, the local art groups, and the professional acrobatics by a team from China.

Preliminary Schedule:

Upper Lobby: Cultural Activities and Food Sampling
2:00 - 3:45pm

Concert Hall: Award Ceremony and Grand Performance
4:00 - 6:00pm

This event is sponsored by TD Bank, and supported by HXGNY, HXNYC, HXSCS, NYCS, NWCS, CSSW, OCA-WHV, FCC, Verizon, Well Luck and Greenburgh Evergreen Club.

Tickets with free parking: (Early bird prices end at January 22, 2018)
Type Early Bird Regular
VIP
$100
$100
Adult
$20
$25
Senior
$15
$20
Child
$15
$20

Tickets can be purchased online at:

http://cny2018.eventbrite.com/


2017 WACA Outstanding Student Leadership and Community Service Award Winners

1st Place Winner: Stella Li, nominated by Byram Hills High School
2nd Place Winner: Allison Chien, nominated by Huaxia New York Central Chinese School
3rd Place Winner: Jessica Xu, nominated by Huaxia New York Central Chinese School

Congratulations to the winners and all applicants for their amazing achievements! Best wishes to their bright future!


2017 WACA Summer Outing

Thanks to all who joined us for a fun day at the Waterfront Park in Dobbs Ferry.

2017 Chinese New Year Festival at the Performing Arts Center of SUNY Purchase College

Click here for more photos and videos.
We all had a great time during the festival. Thank you for all your strong support and active participation. We will see again next year!

The Previous Events


WACA Community Events

Year Date Event Location
2017 July 15 WACA Summer Outing Wateefront Park, Dobbs Ferry, NY
February 28 Chinese New Year Festival  (photos) Perfirming Arts Center, SUNY Purchase College
2016 January 30 Chinese New Year Festival New Rochelle High School
2015 February 7 Chinese New Year Festival Westchester County Center
2014 July 12 WACA Summer Outing Yosemite Park, Greenburgh, NY
February 1 Chinese New Year Festival Westchester County Center
2013 February 2 Chinese New Year Festival New Rochelle High School
2012 June 2 WACA Dragon Boat Festival Waterfront Park, Dobbs Ferry, NY
2011 September 17 WACA Moon Festival Theodore Young Community Center, White Plains, NY

Thanks to all supporting organizations and participants for those successful events! Please join us again.


WACA Outstanding Student Leadership and Community Service Award Winners

Year Award Name Nominated by
2017 1st place winner: Stella Li Byram Hills High School
2nd place winner: Allison Chien Huaxia New York Central Chinese School
3rd place winner: Jessica Xu Huaxia New York Central Chinese School
2016 1st place winner: William Yin Huaxia Chinese School Greater New York
2nd place winner: Emily Huang Yorktown High School
3rd place winner: Cindy Gao Scarsdale High School
2015 1st place winner: Kevin Chang Northern Westchester Chinese School
2nd place winner: Leon Lei Huaxia Chinese School Greater New York
3rd place winner: James WoMa Yorktown High School
2014 1st place winner: Hannah Hu Huaxia Chinese School Greater New York
2nd place winner: Justin Yan Yorktown High School
3rd place winner: Alice Thum Horace Greeley High School
2013 1st place winner: Cynthia Luo Rye Country Day School
2nd place winner: Eric Huang Huaxia New York Central Chinese School
3rd place winner: Jerry Jia Huaxia Chinese School Greater New York
2012 1st place winner: Amy Wang Hua Xia Chinese School of New York
2nd place winner: Robert Cheng Hua Xia Chinese School of New York
3rd place winner: Margaret Liu Hua Xia Chinese School of New York
2011 1st place winner: Kathleen Yam Chinese School of Southern Westchester
2nd place winner: Jonathan Li Hua Xia Chinese School of New York
3rd place winner: Andrew Guo Hua Xia Chinese School of New York
2010 1st place winner: Stephanie Wang Hua Xia Chinese School of New York
2nd place winner: Kathryn Lin Northern Westchester Chinese School
3rd place winner: Pearson Yam Chinese School of Southern Westchester
2009 1st place winner: Julie Qiu Hua Xia Chinese School of New York
2nd place winner: Hardley Chu Chinese School of Southern Westchester
3rd place winner: Eric Chang Northern Westchester Chinese School

Congratulations to the winners and all applicants for their amazing achievements! Best wishes to their bright future!