On February 26, student organization ASIABU hosted a successful Asian New Year Celebration in Metcalf Ballroom in the George Sherman Union. Approximately 300 students attended the celebration to celebrate the Asian New Year and the vibrancy of Asian culture.
Along with a variety of entertainment, including performances from BU’s miXx K-Pop Cover Dance Crew, the Gamelankemana Indonesian musical ensemble and from the BU Belly Dance Society, the celebration greeted guests with red envelopes, which were filled with a “Guide to Asia,” and many many ethnic cuisines from Asia. Many student groups partnered with ASIABU to host the celebration, including the Taiwanese American Student Association, India Club, Japanese Student Association, Asian Student Union, Hong Kong Student Association, Indonesian Student Association, Chinese Student Association and the Singapore Collegiate Society.
The celebration has been featured in the BU Student paper The Daily Free Press. For the full article, please click here.
For video with highlights form the evening and interviews, please click here.
The event was also featured in BUToday here.