AMC's Chinese New Year activities include free seminars, massages, music, and theatrical performances.
Miami, FL (PRWEB) January 27, 2009 -- Acupuncture & Massage College's Chinese New Year celebration includes free mini-massages, horoscope readings, free lunch, and a giveaway raffle! The Chinese New Year event will be held on Saturday, January 31, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on AMC's campus, located at 10506 N. Kendall Drive, Miami. Everyone is cordially invited to attend; http://www.amcollege.edu.
The Chinese New Year event will feature 'The Story of the Chinese Lion,' a theatrical/dance performance based on Chinese Mythology. Afterwards there will be Martial Arts demonstrations, and performances by Andian music group Kuyayky, and Indian music group Bhakti.
"The Lion Dance comes from Ancient Chinese Mythology, we will tell the story and perform the traditional Lion Dance," says Ryan Browne Entertainment Director of the Event.
The event, which also celebrates Acupuncture & Massage College's 25 anniversary, includes free seminars on Chinese herbs for women's health and acupuncture for ailments.
On the Western calendar, the start of the New Year falls on Monday, January 26, 2009, the Year of the Ox; events are held around the world. Beginning with the Chinese New Year eve, people decorate their homes with symbols and bold colors signifying good fortune, wealth and happiness. Homes are cleaned and spaces accentuated with colorful fruits and flowers.
"We are proud to be the first acupuncture school in Florida to Celebrate our 25th anniversary. Please come and join us for a wonderful day of activities and events," said Dr. Richard Browne, Founder and President of Acupuncture and Massage College
Celebrations traditionally include fireworks, traditional dragon and lion dances, drumming, dragon boat races, and lantern festivals where craftsmen display multihued paper lanterns in various shapes. Chinese New Year is the most important of the traditional Chinese holidays, sometimes referred to as the Lunar New Year.
For additional information about Acupuncture & Massage College's Chinese New Year Celebration call Dr. Richard Browne or visit http://amcollege.edu.
About Acupuncture & Massage College:
Acupuncture & Massage College in Miami, Florida, is an accredited institution, recognized as a leader in natural health education. Founded in 1983 as the Acupressure Acupuncture Institute, the College integrates the teaching of traditional Oriental healing methods with the knowledge of Western medicine science. The College offers a Master's program in Oriental Medicine and a Massage Therapy certificate program.