chinese lantern festival posterThe Chinese Student & Scholar Association, International Student Club, International Student Program and Silicon Valley Intensive English Program are pleased to bring the Chinese Lantern Festival celebrations to Skyline College! The event will take place on Thursday, February 23 between 11:30 am – 1:30 pm in the Quad (outside building 6). Come and see the beautiful dance performances presented by the Eastern Art & Dance group and sample some traditional Chinese New Year food!

The Lantern Festival is also known as the Yuan Xiao (pronounced: won chow) festival or the Shang Yuan (pronounced: shang won) festival in China and signifies the last day of the Spring Festival.  It is traditionally celebrated on the 15th day of the first Chinese lunar month and corresponds with the first full moon of the year.

We welcome everyone and look forward to celebrating with you! Please contact ISP office at or call (650) 738-7021 for more information.

Article by Chikako Walker