2008 Chinese New Year at the Mitchell Domes|
Chinese New Year at the Mitchell Domes
To provide the general public an opportunity and environment to enjoy
a celebration of the Chinese New Year. Through this effort, we aim to increase
public awareness of the Mitchell Domes, the Chinese culture, and ethnic
diversity in the Milwaukee area.
Hosts: Milwaukee Chinese Community Center (MCCC) and
Mitchell Park Conservatory (The Domes)
Mitchell Park Conservatory (The Domes)
- Decoration– the Domes will be decorated with lanterns,
ribbons, calligraphic greetings, art and crafts that reflect Chinese tradition.
The Tropical Dome will feature holiday lights and lanterns (so long as they are
compatible with the Dome plants and environment);
- The Floral Show Dome and the Education Center will
showcase Chinese New Year culture through exhibitions, show-and-tell, and some
hands-on experiences (especially for children) such as dumpling making – a must
have item for Chinese New Year;
- The Arid Dome, filled with live traditional Chinese
folk music, will feature Chinese art, crafts, and calligraphy (have your name
or short phases written in Chinese);
- Educational seminars will be held at the Educational
Center through slide shows to share tales and traditions about Chinese New
- Feature performances will be staged in the hallways
throughout the day for visitors; Drum and Lion dances will thunder through the pathways of the Domes to provide
a colorful, entertaining, and memorable experience for our guests;
- Booths or tables will also be set up in the hallways to
provide visitors an opportunity to shop for Chinese traditional goods,
especially for the occasion of Chinese New Year;
- Authentic Chinese treats, including traditional
dietetic customs for New Year celebration, will be available for purchase.
- Photo service will provide visitors an opportunity to
dress up in Chinese customs and receive a picture CD.
Tickets at the gate:
$5.00 for adult; $3.50 for youth (age 6 –17)
$3.50 for Milwaukee County
Senior; Free for children at 5 and
Tickets via MilwaukeeChinese.org
$3.50 for adults
$2:50 for youth (age 6 – 17)
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Categories of sponsorship:
Gold sponsor: A dedicated space (table) will be available for your
business. We will acknowledge your business name in your program details and
here on this website.
Silver sponsor: You may display a banner at the event. We will
acknowledge your business name in your program details and here on this
General sponsorship: We will acknowledge your business name in your program
details and here on this website.
Chinese New Year at the Mitchell Domes Program in PDF
at the Opening Ceremony of 2008 Chinese New Year at Domes
morning. On behalf of the Milwaukee Chinese Community Center, I want to thank
the countless number of volunteers who made this event possible.
I also want to thank Sandy
Folaron, Director of the Mitchell Park Domes, and Sue Black, Director of the
Milwaukee County Parks. The Mitchell Park Domes are a diamond in this treasure
trove of a city and we thank you for and cherish this collaboration under these
domes and in bringing Chinese New Year to the people of Milwaukee and Wisconsin.
I want to express my sincere gratitude to our distinguished guests: County
Executive Scott Walker and Honorable Chinese Consul General Ping Huang. Thanks
for your support.
the Milwaukee Chinese Community Center, our goal is simple. We have always
strived to promote Chinese culture in our community while also embracing the
awesome cultural and ethnic diversity in this region. What’s more, we’ve always
tried our hardest to be at the forefront of these efforts. In our participation
in the Holiday Folk Fair, we quickly joined other cultural organizations in our
community to reach out and encourage cultural exchange. Through the Milwaukee
Modern Chinese School, we were the first to provide opportunities for learning
as such, in this great year – 2008 – this year of change and of progress, this
year of a new Chinese basketball star breaking through in our city, this year
when millions of Wisconsinites and Americans will gather to elect a new leader
for our country, and especially this year when China will host the Olympic Games
for the very first time – in this historic year, we thought, “Why not make some
by sharing in and learning about the Chinese culture and New Year’s Celebration
as we have done so today – we have. Today, February 2nd, 2008, we
have gathered as a community for the very first time in Milwaukee to publicly
rejoice and take part in an increasingly global Chinese New Year. And as
president of the Milwaukee Chinese Community Center, I can’t be more
Thank you and happy Chinese New Year!
2008 Chinese New Year at the Mitchell Domes Photos
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