Cerritos College to Host Spring Festival Celebration
Event will Feature Food, Concerts, Dance Performances, Fashion Show and Cultural Workshops
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 9, 2010
Media Contact:Aya Abelon, Public Affairs; (562) 860-2451 ext.2287
WHAT: Cerritos College, the Chinese Culture Association of Southern California and the Cerritos Chinese School will host a Spring Festival Celebration to bring the community and the college together.
"The Year of the Tiger" 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 (a board game), knotting demonstrations, calligraphy, brush painting, lantern making and handcrafts. A spectacular Royal Fashion Show will feature traditional and contemporary fashions from the Asian cultures.
WHEN: Saturday, March 13, 12 Noon – 3:30 p.m.
WHERE: Cerritos College Student Center
11110 Alondra Blvd
Norwalk, CA 90650
A map of the campus is available at www.cerritos.edu/guide
COST: Event is free and open to the public. Parking for the event is free in lot C-1 and C-2 in white stalls ONLY. Food will be available for sale.
Cerritos College serves as a comprehensive community college for southeastern Los Angeles County. Communities within the college’s district include Artesia, Bellflower, Cerritos, Downey, Hawaiian Gardens, La Mirada, Norwalk, and portions of Bell Gardens, Lakewood, Long Beach, Santa Fe Springs and South Gate. Cerritos College offers degrees and certificates in more than 180 areas of study in nine divisions. Annually, more than 1,200 students successfully complete their course of studies, and enrollment currently averages 23,000 students. Visit Cerritos College online at http://www.cerritos.edu/.