Celebrate the Chinese New Year in DSM

2012 Iowa Chinese New Year Celebrations on Jan. 21 at AIB College

The Chinese Association of Iowa Cordially Invites You to  

The 2012 Iowa Chinese New Year Celebrations

Proudly Co-presented by
Chinese Association of Iowa
AIB College of Business

Saturday, Jan. 21, 2012, 11am-9pm
AIB College of Business Activity Center

Free Admission for celebrating Chinese heritages, cultures, community, and achievements.  Enjoy friendship, cultural demonstrations, music and dancing, arts, food, and children activities.

Funding for The 2012 Iowa Chinese New Year Celebrations was provided by the Chinese Association of Iowa and its proud sposnors.

 About Our Sponsors

The Chinese Association of Iowa appreciates the past sponsors of the Iowa Chinese New Year Celebrations in 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, and 2011:

1st Consulting, Ankeny Community School District, Bankers Trust, The Chinese Language and Cultural Academy (West Des Moines), C and L Companies, CK International, Community CPA and Associates, DMACC, Drake University, Faegre and Benson LLP, Gift of Love International Adoptions, Golden Teapot, Green Yoga House, Holmes Automobile Group, Iowa Finance Authority, Iowa Arts Council, Iowa Sister States, Iowa Realty, Kemin Industries, Meredith, Nationwide, Panda Garden Restaurant, Pioneer Hi-bred International, RDG Planning and Design, Sams Club, Townsend Engineering, Waukee Community School District, and Wells Fargo.

 About Past Chinese New Year Celebrations

The Chinese Association of Iowa has hosted the annual Iowa Chinese New Year since 2004.  The New Year Celebrations have been rotated to different areas to meet the community diversified culture needs: DMACC Ankeny Campus (2004), Drake University and DMACC Ankeny Campus (2005), Drake University (2006), Ankeny Northview Middle School and High School (2007), Waukee High School (2008), Valley High School (2009), Indian Hill Junior High School (2010), and DMACC Ankeny Campus (2011).

Sat., Jan. 21, 2012 New Year Celebration Program

11am-3pm The Iowa Chinese New Year Celebrations. Free Admission.

The Annual Chinese New Year Poster Contest Exhibit and Award Ceremony

Children activities with traditional and inflatable’s

Chinese cooking demonstrations

Chinese food and drinks

Chinese music and dancing

Chinese calligraphy and painting demonstrations

Chinese martial arts demonstrations

Chinese Tai-Chi demonstrations

Chinese arts and art crafts for sale/silent auction and exhibitions

Iowa Chinese t-shirt

Lucky winners for the door prizes

4-6pm The Chinese New Year Dinner and the Reception for the Annual Iowa Chinese Achievement Awards with live music of the Chinese traditions by students from Hebei, China.  $25 per person in general, $5 per person for Chinese Association of Iowa members.  RSVP to Swallow Yan at IowaChinese@yahoo.com

6-9pm The Annual Iowa Chinese Achievement Award Ceremony and the Gala of the New Year Music and Dancing.  Free Admission.

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