East Tennessee Chinese New Year Festival

PLEASE CLICK HERE TO BUY TICKETS for the 2016 East Tennessee Chinese New Year Festival on February 7, 2016, at the Alumni Memorial Building on the University of Tennessee Knoxville Campus.



This large 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 2016 show -- the Year of the Monkey -- will be held on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016 from 3:30 - 5:30 pm in the Alumni Memorial Building on the University of Tennessee Campus. This is a very special show this year, with our special guest Prof. Linghui Tu (shown in the photos above) from the National Academy of Chinese Theater Arts and the Confucius Institute of Chinese Opera. She will perform five acts of music, dancing, singing, combat, and more for us. We will also have acts by many local performers in our show.

All tickets will be sold online for the 2016 show.

Please Click Here for a Flyer for the 2016 show

Time, Date, & Place of Next Show

Sunday, February 7, 2016
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

click here for a map

Directions

1. Take I-40 to Exit 387 (17th Street)
2. Turn left at a traffic light onto Cumberland Avenue
3. Turn right onto Volunteer Blvd
4. Turn right onto Circle Park Drive SW
5. Turn left onto Phillip Fulmer Way in front of football stadium
6. Turn right onto Middle Drive, go up the hill
7. Alumni Memorial Building is the first building on your right
8. You can drop off passengers at AMB, then park at the 11th Street Garage or the White Avenue Garage
Please click here to see a map for the Auditorium and for Parking,
or visit the map web page of the University of Tennessee:
http://www.utk.edu/maps/buildings/

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

Program

We will have a very special show in 2016, with special guest Prof. Linghui Tu from the National Academy of Chinese Theater Arts and the Confucius Institute of Chinese Opera. She will perform five acts of music, dancing, singing, combat, and more for us. We will also have acts by many local performers in our show.

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 2016 East Tennessee Chinese New Years Festival is being organized by:

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

   Bai, Juan - East Tennessee Chinese School

   Davis, Mei Ling

   Kuang, Heqian - UT Chinese Students and Scholars Association

   Liu, Yun - Confucius Institute at MTSU

   Reed, Keisha - Webb School

   Wang, Sophie - Kings Academy

   Zhang, Congling

   Zhang, Yu - Confucius Institute at UTK


Sponsors

We rely heavily on sponsors to keep our ticket prices low. Would you like to advertise
in our Festival brochure 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 !

We would like to sincerely thank previous sponsors of our Festival:
Asia Kitchen, Charles West MassageWorks, China Pearl, Confidence Learning Services, Coolsports, Eun's Martial Arts, Far East Market, Golden Oak Grill Buffet, Jin Harmon, Hibachi Grill and Supreme Buffet, Jacobs Chiropractic, Kaya, Koko Japanese Grill, Zhangyong Liao, Lisa Li, Little Bangkok, A. Philip Lomonaco Law Office, Lucy Lu, Hui Malkowski, MassageWorks, Mr. Ed's Adventure Swim School, MyNextSuite, Oriental Wellness Massage, Reuben N. Pelot III Dentristy, Plum Tree Restaurant, Shono's Japanese Grill, Snappy Tomato Pizza, Sunrise Supermarket, Rose Swanger, Taste of Thai, and Thaiā€™an Restaurant.

Please send any suggestions for the show to Coordinator@KnoxvilleChineseCulture.org.