Scranton Chinese School celebrates Chinese New Year with festival

By Elizabeth Baumeister - ebaumeister@timesleader.com | February 22nd, 2016 12:07 pm

SCRANTON — The Scranton Chinese School held its 2016 Chinese New Year Festival Saturday, Feb. 20 in Brennan Hall at The University of Scranton. Families enjoyed a variety of Chinese dishes. Students gave performances in music, poetry, drama and martial arts.

Alex Bi and Kevin Hu play ‘Worldly Tavern’ on the piano and violin during the Scranton Chinese School’s 2016 Chinese New Year Festival, held Saturday, Feb. 20 in Brennan Hall at The University of Scranton.
http://www.theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_ABJ-New-Year-1.jpgAlex Bi and Kevin Hu play ‘Worldly Tavern’ on the piano and violin during the Scranton Chinese School’s 2016 Chinese New Year Festival, held Saturday, Feb. 20 in Brennan Hall at The University of Scranton. Elizabeth Baumeister photos | Abington Journal
Hansen Zhang gives a violin performance in celebration of the Chinese New Year.
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Sylvan Wu plays a piece on the piano during the festival.
http://www.theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_ABJ-New-Year-3.jpgSylvan Wu plays a piece on the piano during the festival. Elizabeth Baumeister photos | Abington Journal
George and Sam Loukopoulos give a Chinese martial arts demonstration.
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Scranton Chinese School Teacher Shu Qui’s class performs a mini drama during the 2016 Chinese New Year Festival.
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Scranton Chinese School families enjoy dinner in Brennan Hall at The University of Scranton during the 2016 Chinese New Year Festival on Saturday, Feb. 20.
http://www.theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_ABJ-New-Year-6.jpgScranton Chinese School families enjoy dinner in Brennan Hall at The University of Scranton during the 2016 Chinese New Year Festival on Saturday, Feb. 20. Elizabeth Baumeister photos | Abington Journal

By Elizabeth Baumeister

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