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February 13, 2012

Chinese Cultural Optometric Student Association Celebrates Lunar New Year

The SUNY College of Optometry Chinese Cultural Optometric Student Association (CCOSA) celebrated the incoming Year of the Dragon on Monday, January 30th.  The event included a Lion Dance performance, prizes and a wide variety of Chinese dishes traditional for the Chinese New Year!

The Lion Dance was performed by the Wan Chi Ming Hung Gar Institute's Dragon and Lion Dance Team.  The Institute is a Lion Dance and martial Arts troupe located in Chinatown in lower Manhattan that specializes in traditional martial arts in conjunction with Chinese Dragon and Lion Dance performances.  The Institute, founded in 1973, is dedicated in the preservation of and perpetuating Chinese culture and folk art through education and presentation.

The program was held in the College's Alumni Commons on the 18th floor.


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