Miami Dade College to Celebrate Chinese New Year at Four of its Campuses

Miami, February 10, 2015 – The Confucius Institute (CI) at Miami Dade College (MDC) invites the community to celebrate Chinese New Year during a series of special events at InterAmerican, Kendall, North, and Wolfson Campuses. The festivities – Feb. 13 – 25 – will usher in the Year of the Goat! Most of the events are free and open to the public, unless otherwise stated.

Below is a sampling of scheduled events

Kendall Campus
Friday, Feb. 13, 8:15 – 10:15 p.m. / McCarthy Theatre
Finding Samuel Lowe – From Harlem to China – Enjoy a screening of this award-winning documentary and stay for a discussion with its filmmaker Paula Madison
Free admission, RSVP required

Saturday, Feb. 14, 2 – 5 p.m. / Room R402
International Forum on Chinese Migration to the Caribbean Basin (refreshment provided)
Free admission, RSVP required

Sunday, Feb. 15, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. / Fred Shaw Plaza
Chinese New Year Festivities – Enjoy Chinese cultural shows, food, arts, and crafts.
Admission: $10 adults, $5 children under 12, free for children under five years of age

North Campus
Wednesday, Feb. 18, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. / Science Complex
Chinese New Year Pop Music Concert with a special performance by A Zheng and Tian Feng from China
Free admission

Saturday, Feb. 21, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. / Lehman Theater
Chinese New Year Celebration Gala Show with performance by Chinese pop stars A Zheng and Tian Feng and Chinese artists from South Florida
Free admission – RSVP required

InterAmerican Campus
Thursday, Feb. 19, 9:50 am – 1:55 p.m. / Room 401
Chinese New Year Celebration – Participate in lectures on stress management through Tai Chi, Chinese health and wellness etc., and enjoy cultural performances, calligraphy, Panda Coin collection, and Chinese refreshments
Free admission

Wolfson Campus
Wednesday, Feb. 25, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. / Student Life Breezeway
Chinese New Year Celebration – Enjoy cultural performances, calligraphy, and refreshments
Free admission

For more information, contact or Phone 305-237-7867 or 305-237-7581.