Event to celebrate Asian culture

NORWALK - Cerritos College, the Chinese Culture Association of Southern California and the Cerritos Chinese School are partnering to present a spring festival March 13."The Year of the Tiger" will be celebrated through traditional dishes, various performances and workshops that include touches from many Asian cultures. Performances will include a traditional lion dance, traditional songs, cultural dances, martial arts and more. Hands-on workshops showcasing various heritages will include mahjong (a board game), knotting demonstrations, calligraphy, brush painting, lantern making and handcrafts. A fashion show will feature traditional and contemporary fashions from the Asian cultures. The festival will be held in the Cerritos College Student Center, 11110 Alondra Blvd., from noon to 3:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

********** Published: February 12, 2010 - Volume 8 - Issue 43