Chinese New Year 2013

Chinese New Year Celebration | Saturday, February 16, 2013 | Year of the Snake

Schedule of Events

Monday, January 14, 2013

Henan Museum Huaxia Orchestra from Henan Museum of China and the Shaolin Temple Kung Fu Team (Southern Oregon University Music Recital Hall -  download poster) The Southern Oregon Chinese Cultural Association (SOCCA) presented, as the first cultural program of the year, the Huaxia Orchestra from Henan Museum of China and the Shaolin Temple Kung Fu Team. The Henan Museum, founded in 2000, is engaged in the protection, research and exhibition of Chinese music and ancient instruments. In this performance, ancient music scores were played on replicas of actual instruments unearthed from ancient tombs including bone flute, pottery and chime bells. The troupe’s Ashland performance was co-sponsored by Southern Oregon University and the Ashland Chamber of Commerce. See photos from the event!  

Saturday, February 16, 2013

2013 Year of the Snake Poster8 am: Snake-A-Leg 5k Fun Run (Download 2013 winners) 10:30 am: Lion and Dragon Dance Parade 11:30 am - 2 pm: Presentations, Performances and Children’s Activities (Free admission) 11:30 am – 12:30 pm: Chinese Cooking Demonstration (Deja Vu Bistro & Wine Bar - Ticket required) 1:30 pm: "It’s a Jungle In Here!" Presented by Loong Mah Sing See Wui, San Francisco (Jacksonville Elementary School Gymnasium - Ticket required) Free admission to all programs except where indicated. Tickets and info: Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce, 541-899-8118 Download complete Schedule of Events.  

Event Sponsors

US BankPeter W. SageCity of Jacksonville Logo     St. Mary's School LogoLithia LogoAvista Logo OSF LogoJacksonville Chamber Logo

Media Support

Tresemer GroupJacksonville ReviewLite 102Charter CommunicationsKTVL10NBCKOOL 103

Program Support

  • Southern Oregon University
  • Ashland Chamber of Commerce
  • Cultrual Dept of the Consulate General, PRC
  • Jacksonville Elementary School “Pioneers”
  • Ashland Historic Railroad Museum
  • Deja Vu Bistro and Wine Bar
  • REI
  • Rogue Valley Family YMCA

In-Kind Service

  • Bigham Knoll Campus
  • Grizzly Peak Winery
  • Valley View Winery
  • Jacksonville Inn
  • TouVelle House Bed & Breakfast
  • Jacksonville Magnolia Inn