East Tennessee Chinese New Year Festival

PLEASE CLICK HERE TO BUY TICKETS for the 2017 East Tennessee Chinese New Year Festival on February 5, 2017, at the Alumni Memorial Building on the University of Tennessee Knoxville Campus.




This large family-friendly celebration, held yearly in February during the Chinese New Year, brings together all the major Chinese Organizations in Knoxville and surrounding areas for an evening of song, dance, martial arts, and other performances to celebrate Chinese Culture and the coming of Spring!

Our next show -- the Year of the Rooster 2017 -- will be held on Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017 from 3:30 - 5:30 pm in the Alumni Memorial Building on the University of Tennessee Campus. Our Special Guest Performer will be Jennifer Zhang (shown in the photo above). Jennifer is a musician, singer, model, and actress from Shanghai via Chicago. She will dazzle us with her talent! We will also feature acts by many local performers in our exciting variety show, including the UTK Chinese Rock Band STATUS, the UTK Kpop dancers SSam Squad, the UTK dance group Uni-X, the Wah Lum Kung Fu Lion Dance Team, and many others.

All tickets will be sold online for the 2017 show.

Time, Date, & Place of our Next Show

Sunday, February 5, 2017
Time: 15:30 - 17:30
Cox Auditorium
Alumni Memorial Building
1408 Middle Drive
Knoxville, TN, 37916
 on the campus of the
 University of Tennessee at Knoxville



Directions

1. Take I-40 to Exit 387 (17th Street)
2. Turn left at a traffic light onto Cumberland Avenue
3. Turn right onto Phillip Fulmer Way
4. Turn right onto Middle Drive, go up the hill
5. Alumni Memorial Building is the first building on your right
6. You can drop off passengers at AMB, then park at the 11th Street Garage or the White Avenue Garage

Tickets

Cox Auditorium has 900 seats and the East Tennessee Chinese New Year Festival sells out every year. All seats are reserved. The ticket prices are $5, $8.50, and $12.50 depending on location within Cox Auditorium. All tickets are being sold online.
PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS FOR THE FESTIVAL


You can help spread the word about the Festival by downloading our Flyer and sending it to friends and colleagues, and by printing some copies and distributing them to the local community.

Program

In 2017, our Special Guest will be the stunning singer, musician, model, and actress Jennifer Zhang. Jennifer had previously won the CCTV Star of Talent Competition in her native Shanghai, and was the 2015 Miss Friendship Ambassador of hew new home city of Chicago, representing the Windy City in the 2015 Miss Chinese International Pageant in Hong Kong. Jennifer will dazzle our audience with her vocal and instrumental skills, and will help us welcome the "Year of the Rooster". We will also feature acts by many local performers in our exciting variety show, including the UTK Chinese Rock Band STATUS, the UTK Kpop dancers SSam Squad, the UTK dance group Uni-X, the Wah Lum Kung Fu Lion Dance Team, and many others.

Many images from past performances can be found on our Facebook page -- please like and follow us there!


For memories of our 2016 show, please click here.

For memories of our 2015 show, please click here.

For memories of our 2014 show, please click here.

For memories of the 2013 show, please click here.

For memories of the 2012 show, please click here.

For memories of the 2011 show, please click here.

Organizers

The 2017 East Tennessee Chinese New Years Festival is being organized by:

   Smith, Michael [Producer] - East Tennessee Wushu Team / East Tennessee Tai Chi Team

   Kuang, Heqian - UT Chinese Students and Scholars Association

   Lu, Beiyi - Pellissippi State Community College

   Shen, Daisy - Confucius Institute at UTK

   Wang, Maria - Confucius Institute at MTSU


Sponsors

We rely heavily on sponsors to keep our ticket prices low. We would like to sincerely thank the sponsors of our 2017 Festival:
the Confucius Institute of the University of Tennessee, the UTK Multicultural Office, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Anytime Fitness, Arbonne, China King Buffet, Confidence Learning Services, Coolsports, Jin Harmon, Hibachi Grill and Supreme Buffet, Jai Khanna CPA, The King's Academy, Penny Kleinschmidt, Knoxville Asian Festival, MassageWorks, Mr. Ed’s Adventure Swim School, Shono's Japanese Grill, Rose Swanger. and Tennessee Clean Water Network.

Would you like to advertise in the printed commemorative brochure of the upcoming Festival to help out our show -- and your business? Your ad will go out to all 900 attendees of the Festival, and also be distributed at cultural events throughout the year. We provide up to 4500 impressions of your message and brand to the audience. You will also be listed and linked on our website !

Please click here for more details on sponsoring our show, and please click here to get a list of our sponsorship levels
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Please send any suggestions for the show to Coordinator@KnoxvilleChineseCulture.org.