Orchestra, tea ceremony today

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Illustration by Franchesca Ruiz

Illustration by Franchesca Ruiz

By M.J. Callahan


If you walk into the student lounge area of Loftin Student Center today, be ready for a celebration.

The office of student life, in honor of the Chinese New Year, arranged for entertainment for students 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Carrie Hernandez, senior specialist of student success, said.

Performances by the Chinese Orchestra of San Antonio and the Chinese Culture Performance Association of San Antonio will take place 11 a.m.-noon in the Fiesta Room.

In honor of the New Year, a traditional Chinese tea ceremony will be performed, followed by the audience learning how to write their names in Chinese script.

These events will be hosted noon-1 p.m. by Adjunct Yaping Zhang, who teaches CHIN 1411, Elementary Chinese 1.

During the performances, chef Michael Raslawsky from Selrico Services, which operates the cafeteria in Loftin, will prepare a special Chinese buffet in honor of the holiday. The menu and prices were not available.

Call 210-486-0125.


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