|All language and activity classes are on schedule this Saturday (Jan 21st).
1) the first school day last Saturday went smoothly. We thank all admins, teachers, and students for their efforts
2) Advance Notice: there will be no Chinese School next Saturday (Jan 28) in observation of Chinese New Year
3) The first Chapel Hill LIGHTUP Lantern Festival will take place on the 2017 Chinese New Year Day, Saturday, January 28, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at University Place in Chapel Hill. The event has received enthusiastic supports from the community http://chapelboro.com/town-square/lightup-festival-lanterns-year-rooster. With free admission, people from all ages and backgrounds are invited to decorate your own lanterns, enjoy hands-on arts and crafts, experience a dragon dance, watch cultural performances, learn about Chinese culture in interactive workshops, taste authentic Chinese cuisine and treats, take part in an authentic Chinese tea ceremony, play a traditional Chinese game, light up blessing lanterns with LED lights to share peace and happiness, and be part of creating a thousand-lantern parade, an unforgettable community art performance experience - and first of its kind in Chapel Hill!
We encourage teachers and students to participate in this wonderful event to celebrate the Chinese New Year!
4) Chinese New Year Gala sponsored by CAFA
CAFA is hosting the Chinese New Year Gala event, scheduled to begin at 2:30 pm on Sunday, February 12th, 2017, in the Memorial Hall at University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. Please visit CAFA's website for details about this event http://www.cafanc.org/events/newyear2008.htm.