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

Tickets: http://cny2017.eventbrite.com/


Following an enormous success for the last several annual celebrations, the Westchester Association of Chinese Americans (WACA) will organize its 2017 Chinese New Year Festival on Saturday, February 25, 2017 from 2pm to 6pm at

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

For this year of the Rooster, the theme of the celebration is “Culture and Traditions of the Chinese New Year Festival”. It features in gourmet Chinese cuisine presentation and food sampling; art gallery, calligraphy and Chinese painting; hand craft demonstrations such as paper cutting and origami; traditional costumes; lion dance and martial arts; as well as Chinese musical instruments performances. On top of all these activtiies, there will be a formal program of artistic performances by the professional artists and the local art groups, and the professional acrobatics by a Chinese team.

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: (Early bird prices end at February 13, 2017)
Type Early Bird Regular
VIP
$100
$100
Adult
$20
$25
Senior
$15
$20
Child
$15
$20

Tickets can be purchased online at:

http://cny2017.eventbrite.com/


2016 WACA Outstanding Student Leadership and Community Service Award Winners

1st Place Winner: William Yin, nominated by Huaxia Chinese School Greater New York
2nd Place Winner: Emily Huang, nominated by Yorktown High School
3rd Place Winner: Cindy Gao, nominated by Scarsdale High School

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


The Previous Events

2016 Chinese New Year Festival at New Rochelle High School

Thanks to all supporting organizations and participants for another successful event! Please join us again in 2017.


2015 WACA Outstanding Student Leadership and Community Service Award Winners

1st Place Winner: Kevin Chang, nominated by Northern Westchester Chinese School
2nd Place Winner: Leon Lei, nominated by Huaxia Chinese School Greater New York
3rd Place Winner: James WoMa, nominated by Yorktown High School

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



2015 Chinese New Year Festival at Westchester County Center

Thanks to all supporting organizations and participants for another successful event! Please join us again in 2016.


2014 WACA Outstanding Student Leadership and Community Service Award Winners

1st Place Winner: Hannah Hu, nominated by Huaxia Chinese School Greater New York
2nd Place Winner: Justin Yan, nominated by Yorktown High School
3rd Place Winner: Alice Thum, nominated by Horace Greeley High School

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



2014 Westchester Summer Outing by WACA on Saturday, July 12, 2014

Thanks to all who joined us for a fun day in Yosemite Park.


2014 Chinese New Year Festival at Westchester County Center

Thanks to all supporting organizations and participants for a successful event! Please join us again in 2015.


2013 WACA Outstanding Student Leadership and Community Service Award Winners

1st Place Winner: Cynthia Luo, nominated by Rye Country Day School
2nd Place Winner: Eric Huang, nominated by Huaxia New York Central Chinese School
3rd Place Winner: Jerry Jia, nominated by Huaxia Chinese School Greater New York

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