Scranton Chinese School celebrates Chinese New Year with festival


By Elizabeth Baumeister - ebaumeister@timesleader.com



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.


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Hansen Zhang gives a violin performance in celebration of the Chinese New Year.


Elizabeth Baumeister photos | Abington Journal

Sylvan 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.


Elizabeth Baumeister photos | Abington Journal

Scranton Chinese School Teacher Shu Qui’s class performs a mini drama during the 2016 Chinese New Year Festival.


Elizabeth Baumeister photos | Abington Journal

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.


Elizabeth Baumeister photos | Abington Journal

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://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.
http://theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_ABJ-New-Year-2.jpgHansen Zhang gives a violin performance in celebration of the Chinese New Year. Elizabeth Baumeister photos | Abington Journal

Sylvan Wu plays a piece on the piano during the festival.
http://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.
http://theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_ABJ-New-Year-4.jpgGeorge and Sam Loukopoulos give a Chinese martial arts demonstration. Elizabeth Baumeister photos | Abington Journal

Scranton Chinese School Teacher Shu Qui’s class performs a mini drama during the 2016 Chinese New Year Festival.
http://theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/web1_ABJ-New-Year-5.jpgScranton Chinese School Teacher Shu Qui’s class performs a mini drama during the 2016 Chinese New Year Festival. Elizabeth Baumeister photos | Abington Journal

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://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

ebaumeister@timesleader.com

Reach Elizabeth Baumeister at 570-704-3943 or on Twitter @AbingtonJournal.

Reach Elizabeth Baumeister at 570-704-3943 or on Twitter @AbingtonJournal.

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