North Central College to host Chinese Spring Festival Celebration Feb. 2

Feb 01, 2013

North Central College’s Chinese program and Xilin Community Center in Naperville co-present the eighth annual Chinese Spring Festival Celebration on Feb. 2.

The Spring Festival, also known as the Lantern Festival, will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, in North Central College’s Pfeiffer Hall, 310 E. Benton Ave. Performances include Chinese modern and traditional ethnic dance and music, Kung Fu and singing. Tickets are $10, $15, $20, $25; for tickets and more information contact Carla Zhang of Xilin Community Center at 630-355-4322 Ext. 104, or Xin Kimmet at 630-355-7294. Visit to learn more.

Chinese and East Asian studies are among more than 55 undergraduate majors offered at North Central College, which offers graduate programming in seven areas. Located in the Historic District of Naperville, Illinois—rated by Money magazine as among the nation’s “Best Places to Live”—North Central College is just 30 minutes from Chicago’s Loop. With more than 3,000 undergraduate and graduate students, North Central College is committed to academic excellence, a climate that emphasizes leadership, ethics, values and service, a curriculum that balances job-related knowledge with a liberal arts foundation and a caring environment with small classes. Visit to learn more.