Chinese New Year’s celebration Saturday at North Tahoe
February 25, 2015
INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. — On Saturday, Feb. 28, from 3 to 7 p.m., Sierra Nevada College and Coldwell Banker Select Real Estate will present Incline Village's first-ever Chinese New Year's Celebration.
This event will immerse you into Chinese cultural traditions, including the singing of Chinese New Year's songs, the art of calligraphy, a tae kwon do demonstration, and more.
A traditional "Lion Dance" will be performed during the festivities. The dance mimics a lion's movements in the wild — the moves are derived from various Asian martial arts.
Only two to three dancers, whose faces are rarely seen, perform the dance.
The celebration is the brainchild of SNC students from China who have organized the Asian Cultural Forum, a student club at SNC.
They aim to share the rich elements of Asian cultures with the Incline Village community in new and exciting ways.
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Traditional Chinese artwork ranging from ceramic replicas from the Tang Dynasty, paintings from premier artists and vintage ads from the 1930s, all depicting various points in the rich culture and history, will be on display.
The Incline Village community has already embraced the event with major involvement from Sierra Nevada College Asian Cultural Club, Coldwell Banker Select, Lake Tahoe School, Tahoe Expeditionary Academy, Village Market, National Residential, Dress the Party, Merrill Lynch, W.J. Bradley, First Centennial Title and Incline Village Schools.
The free event takes place at Patterson Hall at Sierra Nevada College located, at 999 Tahoe Blvd. in Incline Village.
This article was submitted to the bonanza by Coldwell Banker Select Real Estate. Visit cbselectre.com to learn more.
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