ASIABU: Asian New Year Celebration

6:00 pm on Thursday, February 26, 2015
Metcalf Hall (2nd floor of GSU)
Contact Organization:
Asian Studies Initiative at Boston University
Time to shake off the snow and welcome Spring 2015! Join us and experience the New Year traditions of various Asian cultures all at once. Thanks to our partnering student clubs, we will bring Chinese, Taiwanese, Japanese, Indonesian, and much more New Year traditions together on campus for the first time! Don't miss the opportunities to enjoy dance and music performances, to play customs games, to learn about the New Year traditions, and to taste some authentic cuisines! The event is FREE and open to the BU community. Our VIP packages are all reserved at this point, yet you are still welcome to the festival to enjoy the performance and cultural activities (walk-in guests do not receive food tickets upon entry). Or you can sign up for the VIP package waiting-list. We will start releasing the packages starting from 5pm on the day at the ASIABU desk. First-come, first-served. Exclusive VIP Package include: - Red envelope-limited edition for the Year of Goat - VIP food tickets - Guide to Asian cultures Timeline: 3:40 P.M. | Door open/ cultural activities hosted by student clubs 4:00 P.M. | Welcome remarks 4:30 P.M. | Cultural performance showcase 5:00 P.M. | Tastes of the New Year 6:00 P.M. | Farewell and goodbye We look forward to seeing you soon! Follow us for event updates on social media: Facebook: Asian Studies Initiative at Boston University Twitter: @asiabostonu Instragram: @asiabostonu Special thanks to our partnering student clubs: Boston University Asian Student Union (ASU), BU's Chinese Students Association, Boston University Hong Kong Student Association, BUIC: Boston University India Club, Indonesian Student Association at BU (@isa.bu.14), Boston University Japanese Student Association, BU's Taiwanese American Student Association, and BU Singapore Collegiate Society This event is partially funded by your undergraduate student fee.