2012 Chinese New Year

2012 Kansas City Chinese New Year Celebration Highlights

4000 people participated in our whole-day celebration at Carlsen Center, JCCC

More than 200 VIP guests attended the VIP Reception and silent auction to support children education

More than 100 volunteers provided their best service to the community

More than 200 local performers, plus 53 students from Beijing wowed the audience with their talents

KCCAA Youth Committee raised more than $2,000 to help children around the world with their education

KCCAA gave out its 2012 Community Service Award to 9 outstanding students in Kansas City

KCCAA would like to thank all the volunteers, sponsors, who made our 6th annual KC Chinese New Year Celebration a huge success.

Consul General Yang and President of the Midwest US-China Association, Former Governor Bob Holden

Pictures of Carlsen Center Culture Fair, afternoon show in Polsky Theater,
VIP Reception at Regnier Center, and Evening Gala at Yardley Hall

Special thanks to Steve Thompson, Jun Zuo, Scott Song, and Huaiyu Ren for their wonderful pictures.

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Kansas City City Council Honors Asian and Asian-American Community

Jan. 26, the Mayor James of Kansas City, MO and the City Council presented a special resolution to KCCAA President CJ Wei, Mr. Bob Chien from the Society for Friendship with China, and Mr. Spike Nguyen from the Vietnamese community for the contributions made to Kansas City Missouri, and wished everyone Happy Chinese New Year.

P.R. China Consul General Yang’s Chinese New Year Greeting

NBC coverage of the largest Chinese New Year Celebration in the region at JCCC by KCCAA

Fox4 Chinese New Year Morning Show

Jan. 21, Mayor James Welcomes Students from Beijing and Presents City’s “Chinese Week” Proclamation at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

2012 Kansas City Chinese New Year Celebration

9 am – 9 pm Jan. 22 Carlsen Center, Johnson County Community College

KCCAA on NBC promoting the largest Chinese New Year Celebration in the region

Special Performances by Beijing Middle School (北京八一中学武术队,舞蹈团,藝缘京剧社,简介

Join us for the largest Chinese New Year Celebration in the region co-hosted by

  • Kansas City Chinese American Association (KCCAA)
  • Edgar Snow Memorial Foundation (ESMF)
  • KU Confucius Institute (KUCI)

January 22nd, 2012 JCCC Yardley Hall.

Ticket Sale Schedule

Before Jan. 1, 2012 $8 KCCAA member, $15 non-member

Jan. 1 ~ Jan. 20 $10 KCCAA member, $17 non-member

Jan. 14 / 15 Sat. Sun. 888 International Market, Ho’s Oriental Market

Jan. 22 JCCC Box Office $20

Everyone including children needs ticket in Yardley Hall. Please enter your name and valid email, then select the quantity of tickets you want below. After selecting tickets, please press the PayPal button to continue with payment. After payment you will enter your ticket information and save. You will then receive confirmation email from us.Ticket pick-up available on Jan. 14 /15 at 888 Market & Ho’s Market.

You can also pick up tickets between 5pm – 6:45pm on Jan. 22 inside of Carlcen Center lobby