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SSFS Celebrates Chinese New Year
Ziheng Xin '20

February 15th marked the first day of the Chinese New Year. Traditionally, this is a time when families get together to eat dumplings, paste paper cuttings on windows, and receive gifts of red packets from elders. On Thursday, February 15 (Chinese New Year’s Eve), some of the SSFS international students invited host families and friends to celebrate this festival together in Westview Dining Hall. After teaching their guests how to make dumplings and sharing some delicious food together, Thenea and Kexin introduced the families to some of the familiar customs and traditions of Chinese New Year. After dinner, the group enjoyed a game of Kahoot; congratulations to Aidan, who won first prize! See more photos online here, and on Vidigami here.

Making Dumplings for Chinese New Year Celebration
February 15th marked the first day of the Chinese New Year. Traditionally, this is a time when families get together to eat dumplings, paste paper cuttings on windows, and receive gifts of red packets from elders. On Thursday, February 15 (Chinese New Year’s Eve), some of the SSFS international students invited host families and friends to celebrate this festival together in Westview Dining Hall. After teaching their guests how to make dumplings and sharing some delicious food together, Thenea and Kejin introduced the families to some of the familiar customs and traditions of Chinese New Year. After dinner, the group enjoyed a game of Kahoot; congratulations to Aidan, who won first prize! See more photos online here, and on Vidigami here.