News Release

Published on Tuesday, April 17, 2007

Western Technical College will host “A Chinese Experience – Where East Meets Western” on Thursday, April 26, from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. in Western’s Kumm Center Cafeteria, 400 6th St. N., La Crosse. The event will feature three Chinese teachers from La Crosse’s sister city, Luoyang, China.

Teachers Tong Yu, Zhang Min, and Guo Limiao currently teach Chinese at Logan and Central High Schools as part of an exchange program with Luoyang. At the event, they will speak about their culture and traditions, including holidays and music. They will also demonstrate how to write Chinese characters and use chopsticks. Western’s Culinary Management and Food Production students will serve samples of Chinese dishes.

The event is free and open to the public.

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