Academics

Celebrate Chinese Culture Day with UMass Boston!

Celebrate Chinese Culture Day with UMass Boston!

Chinese Culture Day is a day of arts, culture, history, food and fun! We will have three stages, numerous displays, UMass Boston Student-led Tours of Chinatown, and an iPad raffle. Learn Chinese language, Confucian themes, Asian-American family-life in Boston, and more. Did you know that June 1st is International Children’s Day? This is a great event for children and families; students and teachers. At our registration table we will give out “passports” with the day’s events with maps, stage schedules, and a list of restaurants offering 10% off lunch for Culture Day.

Where: Boston’s Chinatown Neighborhood
When: Saturday, June 1, 2013 from 10:00 a.m.—4:00 p.m.
Schedule: View the schedules for the day

Registration & iPad Raffle
Josiah Quincy Elementary School, 885 Washington St., Boston, MA
Lobby: 10:00 a.m.—3:00 p.m.

Directions
Josiah Quincy Elementary School (the corner of Ash and Washington Streets). One block from the South Cove/Tufts Medical Center T-Stop. Exit subway and walk away from Kneeland St. toward the Doubletree Hotel to Josiah Quincy School. Tufts Medical Center is an MBTA rapid transit station located along Boston’s Orange Line subway and Silver Line bus rapid transit system.

Parking
$7.50 at the Tremont St. Garage, 274 Tremont St., Boston (from 10:00 a.m.—5:00 p.m. for this event only). Parking tickets must be validated with a stamp at Registration in the Josiah Quincy Elementary School.

This program is supported in part by a grant from the Boston Cultural Council, a local agency which is funded by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, administrated by the Mayor’s Office of Arts, Tourism, and Special Events and the Creative Economy Initiatives Fund, University of Massachusetts Office of the President. In partnership with the Josiah Quincy Elementary School and the Kwong Kow Chinese School.

Reserve your Passports in advance
To reserve a block of 10 or more passports please email renee.covalucci@umb.edu with your name, name of group/school. Please let us know if you are affiliated with: Primary Source, UMass Boston, or STARTALK programs in the email. Individuals may reserve a passport using the registration form found on this page.

A Message from Dean Philip DiSalvio

College of Advancing and Professional Studies
University of Massachusetts Boston

Ni hao and welcome to Chinese Culture Day! This festival celebrates the rich pageantry of Chinese culture. This event is sponsored by the University of Massachusetts Boston China Program Center through a grant from the Boston Cultural Council and the Creative Economy Initiatives Fund, University of Massachusetts Office of the President and in partnership with our friends in Boston’s Chinatown neighborhood.

We hope you enjoy the day’s events!


Schedule & Location


Schedule
Saturday, June 1, 2013
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Fee: $0

Location
Boston’s Chinatown Neighborhood
Josiah Quincy Elementary School
885 Washington St., Boston, MA

Reserve a Passport

Individuals email renee.covalucci@umb.edu with your full name.

Groups may reserve 10 or more passports. Please include your name and the name of your group/school. Let us know if you are affiliated with: Primary Source, UMass Boston, or STARTALK programs in the email to renee.covalucci@umb.edu.

Hosts & Collaboration


Hosts

In Collaboration with
  • Boston Cultural Council
  • Massachusetts Cultural Council
  • Chinatown Main Street
  • University of Massachusetts, Office of the President

More Information


Renee Covalucci
Associate Director
The China Program Center
University of Massachusetts Boston
100 Morrissey Boulevard
Boston, MA 02125-3393

t: 617.287.7290
f: 617.287.7297
renee.covalucci@umb.edu