Lunar New Year Gala

Chinese performer playing a musical instrument on stage

Why it's important

The Chinese New Year festival falls at the beginning of February this year. According to the Chinese Zodiac, it is the Year of the Pig, which features a 12-year cycle with each year represented by a specific animal. Families in China typically enjoy a hearty meal together at home to celebrate the new year.

Performance line-up

Miami University will celebrate the Year of the Pig with stars and an array of student performers. This event is free and open to the public. It serves as an opportunity to learn about China and Chinese culture.

The feature performers of this year's gala include:

Event Details

Date: Saturday, February 16, 2019

Time: 7:00-9:00pm

Location: Hall Auditorium

Free Tickets

Tickets are free to everyone, including the public. Please pick up your tickets at Box Office (34 Campus Avenue Building (South Lobby) | 301 South Campus Ave. Oxford, OH 45056 | (513) 529-5000)

Jinshan (Alatengwula) playing a Chinese musical instrument 

Jinshan (Alatengwula)

Genie Chuo headshot 

Genie Chuo

Yazhi holding a Chinese musical instrument 

Yazhi Guo

Event Sponsors

The Confucius Institute at Miami University (CIMU) and Chinese American Cultural Association, along with the Performing Arts Series, co-sponsor the Chinese New Year Gala.

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First-year student, Jingjing Luo, will be taking over the Miami (@MiamiUniveristy) Snapchat and/or Instagram account(s) during this event.