SVC Plans Chinese New Year Celebration Feb. 13

by Public Relations | Jan 26, 2018

Jan. 26, 2018

Saint Vincent College will host its annual Chinese New Year celebration on Tuesday, Feb. 13.

The events, celebrating the Chinese year of the dog, are sponsored by the James and Margaret Tseng Loe China Studies Center and the University of Pittsburgh Confucius Classroom at Saint Vincent. All are free and open to the public.

The first session from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. will feature performances in the Robert S. Carey Student Center. Following opening remarks by Dr. Doreen Blandino, professor of modern and classical languages, and Dr. Tina Phillips Johnson, associate professor of history, performances include songs, dances and martial arts performances by students from Valley School of Ligonier, Cardinal Maida Academy, Bishop McCort Catholic High School, University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg and Saint Vincent College. Also performing are local Confucius Institute Chinese teachers.

The second session from 6:30 to 8 p.m. will feature a Chinese buffet and Chinese cultural activities in the Robert S. Carey Student Center Lounge. These activities include a Chinese tea ceremony, Chinese calligraphy, ping-pong, hacky sack, paper cutting, and making shadow puppets and Peking opera masks.

Further information is available from Tina Johnson at 724-805-2342 or


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