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Villanova Prep Celebrates Lunar New Year

On Thursday, February 12th the resident community celebrated Lunar New Year with a festive  dinner.  The dinner was put on by the Asian Cultural Association and spearheaded by seniors Nelson Li and Shaw Liu as well as A.C.A. moderator Dr. Freitas. The students enjoyed traditional Chinese New Year dishes in the recreation room transformed by beautiful Chinese lanterns and decorations. After dinner, Nelson gave a short history of Lunar New Year and explained the significance of the Year of the Ox. The celebration concluded with a raffle where various prizes were awarded to the students. Nico Yberri won the top prize of beautiful Chinese art cut-outs.The students also enjoyed Happy New Year wishes from their teachers in a video Nelson compiled. Watch the Full Video Here.

 

Lunar New Year