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Asian New Year celebration at PCC-Southeast Center
Photos and Story by James Hill
SOUTHEAST CENTER – Portland Community College is celebrating the year of the rooster with music, entertainment, food, vendors, door prizes and much more.The Southeast Center (2305 SE 82nd Ave.) staff and students are hosting the annual Asian New Year’s Celebration from 10 a.m. to noon on Monday, Feb. 21 in the Great Hall. It is free and open to the public and children are welcome.The event features lion and Vietnamese dances, martial arts and a fashion show of ethnic costumes from Vietnam, China, Korea and Laos. Demonstrations include Chinese calligraphy, face painting, fortune telling, balloon man, how to use chopsticks and paper cutting. Nan Poppe, PCC’s Extended Learning Campus president, will provide welcoming remarks along with PCC Board Member Jamie Lim.For more information on the event, call 503-788-6262.