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Faculty Join Montclair Art Museum Lunar New Year Celebration

Posted in: CHSS Newsletter, Homepage News and Events, World Languages and Cultures

photo of community members at a calligraphy workshop at a Lunar New Year celebration

World Languages and Cultures faculty members, Wing Shan Ho and Yun Kim, led a calligraphy workshop at the Lunar New Year Celebration held at the Montclair Art Museum on Feb 12. Over 2,000 community members celebrated and learned about the Lunar New Year and enjoyed cultural performances including a Chinese lion dance and a Korean fan dance.

From left to right: Yun Kim, Adjunct Professor, Korean; Becca Kobik, Anthony Castaneda, Inna Urrego, Macey Mazakas, Korean and Chinese Language students, Wing Shan Ho, Assistant Professor, Chinese.

The celebration was organized by the AAPI Montclair in partnership with the Montclair Art Museum. Congressman Andrew N. Kim serving the 3rd District of NJ and Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr. serving the 10th District of NJ gave opening speeches at the event.

Read more about the Lunar New Year Celebration