According the Chinese lunar calendar, this is the Year of Tiger (hu nia). To the Chinese and many other Asian people, Tiger symbolizes energy, bravery, activity, determination and domination; those who are born in the Year of Tiger will control your own destiny and influence the people around you. The Year of Tiger lasts from February 14, 2010 to February 3, 2011. Chinese people around the world will joyfully celebrate the Spring Festival (Chun Jie, a more common name for the Chinese New Year) by preparing delicious feasts and presenting many interesting activities to welcoming a new, better and abundant year.
Greenspot Tea House and Art Gallery at University Place will present a series of exciting programs to celebrate the Chinese New Year. Featured will be an exhibit of original oil painting; Live, Classical Chinese music performances, Chinese Brush Painting Demonstrations, Chinese Calligraphy (your name in Chinese) and Chinese Fortune Telling. It will be entertaining and educational to immerse in this multicultural experience.
The GreenSpot Tea House and Art Gallery is located at: 3318 Bridgeport Way, Suite B, University Place, WA 98466; phone 253-565-2832; www.greenspottea.com. Program starts from 1:00PM to 5: PM on Saturday, February 20, 2010. Parking spaces available in the back of building.