Chinese festival touches on Asian cultures

NORWALK - Cerritos College, in conjunction with the Chinese Culture Association of Southern California and the Cerritos Chinese School, will host its fifth annual Spring Festival Celebration on March 12."The Year of the Rabbit" will be celebrated through traditional dishes, various performances and workshops that have 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 cultural heritages will include mahjong (board game), knotting demonstrations, calligraphy, brush painting, lantern making and handcrafts. An international fashion show will feature traditional and contemporary fashions from Asian cultures. The event is from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. in the Cerritos College Student Center. Admission is free and the public is invited. Free parking will be available in lot C-1 and C-2.

********** Published: February 03, 2011 - Volume 9 - Issue 42