2013 CHINESE NEW YEAR AT CCSU (Year of the Snake)

Governor Dannel Malloy spoke at a reception in the Constitution Room, preceding the annual Chinese New Year's Gala held in Welte Hall, on Saturday, January 26, 2013

The Chinese Culture Center, along with the Confucius Institute and the East Asian Center at Central Connecticut State University (CCSU), presented a Chinese New Year Gala on Saturday, January 26, 2013, in Welte Hall at CCSU.

Established in 1980, the cultural center has been a leader in promoting better understanding of Chinese culture and providing after-school Chinese language classes for children in central Connecticut over 30 years.

Chinese New Year Gala 2013 PART 1 from CPPSR on Vimeo.


Chinese New Year Gala 2013 PART 2 from CPPSR on Vimeo.






Ashley Yen, President of CT Chinese Culture Center

Dr. Henry Chang-Yu Lee, Director of Forensic Research and Training Center; Distinguished Professor in Forensic Science of the University of New Haven

Dr. Carl Lovitt, CCSU Provost Vice-President for Academic Affairs

Steven Kliger, CCSU Director of Confucius Institute; Executive Director of Center for Public Policy and Social Research

Erik Cronqvist, Director of CCSU US-China Center

Dr. Helen Abadiano, Director of CCSU Asian Center



Gala Show Hosts:

Shanshan Nie, Tianshi (Fudi) Zhan Xu, Hang Liu and Ting Li

Asian Performing Arts, Malee's School of Tai Chi, Kung Fu and Ju Long Wushu

–Xi Wang Dance School

Chinese Language Academy

Children's Martial Arts

Soprano: Xufeng Liu

Hartford Chinese Dance Troupe

All Connecticut Chinese Chorus

Acrobat "Special Chef" Xiaodi Yang


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