Confucius Institute Held Chinese New Year Celebration to Celebrate the Year of Goat

February 21, 2015

Chinese New Year Celebration for 2015 (the year of the goat) sponsored by Confucius Institute at UT Dallas was held on Saturday, February 21 at Clark Center, The University of Texas at Dallas. Students from Central Junior High School, HED ISD, QD Academy, The Episcopal School of Dallas, The Westwood School, Discovery Montessori Academy, UT Dallas, Highland Park Middle School, R. E. Good Elementary School, Dallas Modern Chinese Language School, International Leadership of Texas, Garland High School and International Leadership of Texas, Arlington Middle School presented 18 performances for the celebration. The students displayed their achievements in Chinese language and culture acquisition with Chinese songs, dances featuring Chinese themes, Kung Fu exercises and traditional acrobats. The annual event successfully brought together American students who are interested in Chinese language and culture to celebrate their personal achievement and presented them a rare opportunity to mingle with people from local Chinese communities.