A Night in China

1 decade 3 years 3 months ago Monday, February 20 2006 Feb 20, 2006 Monday, February 20, 2006 9:09:48 AM CST February 20, 2006 in News

Here is a look inside "China Night" and how organizers brought a bit of China to mid-Missouri.The sights and sounds of celebration.

"We have such a great culture as well as its history," said Yuhong He the event manager.

Students from MU,Stephens College and local high schools came together to show off China's art and culture.

"We hope that people can get to know more about China as well as Chinese people through such a one night event," said He.

All ages came out to take in the performances.From seven traditional Chinese dances, to a band from Kansas City.Outside the auditorium there were huge displays of art.

After months of planning, Yuhong He and her crew had a few butterflies in their stomachs

"Definitely I'm kind of nervous... Because we hope that people really have a good time here," said He.

But the big turnout made all their hard work worthwhile.MU's Asian Affairs Center and the Friendship Association of Chinese Students and Scholars sponsored the event.

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