Celebrate the Year of the Tiger at Yale

In honor of the Year of the Tiger, the Association of Chinese Students and Scholars at Yale will host a festive gathering on Saturday, Jan. 31, 7-11:30 p.m. in the McDougal Graduate Student Center at Yale University, 320 York St. Photographers and reporters are welcome.

From 7-9 p.m., the program will include demonstrations of kung fu, Chinese opera, folk dance and other traditional arts. People’s Republic of China Ambassador Qiu Sheng-Yun (Chinese Consulate General, New York City) and New Haven’s Mayor John DeStefano Jr. will make brief speeches.

Representatives from the U.S. Postal Service will unveil a commemorative stamp featuring the Year of the Tiger at that time.

Following the presentations, performances and speeches, there will be a community celebration, with food from local Chinese restaurants, dancing and karaoke.

For more information, call Lisa Brandes at 432-8273.

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Gila Reinstein: gila.reinstein@yale.edu, 203-432-1325