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Press Release (February 21, 2018)

Virginia International University is to Host a Lunar New Year Celebration on February 27, 2018

Fairfax, VA – Every month Virginia International University hosts a Diversity Luncheon that brings together students, faculty, and the local community to celebrate different holidays and share their unique cultures. On February 27th, VIU will be hosting The Lunar New Year where students from China, Korea, Vietnam, Mongolia, Thailand will share their New Year’s traditions and customs with guests; showcase their national costumes and performances including the Lion Dance. Global Bistro will cater traditional East Asian dishes for everyone to enjoy.

The Lunar New Year will take place on Tuesday, February 27th from 1:00 pm until 2:30 pm at Virginia International University Conference Center (4401 Village Drive, Fairfax, VA 22030). The event is free and open to the public. We are kindly asking you RSVP via Eventbrite:

Please check out the video from last year’s Chinese New Year celebration.

Virginia International University (VIU) is a non-profit institution in Fairfax, Virginia that intends to make quality education affordable to students with diverse backgrounds. VIU offers over 20 innovative degree and certificate programs at the graduate and undergraduate levels on campus and online. VIU also offers non-degree programs, including English as a Second Language (ESL), continuing education, and test preparation. For more information about VIU, call (703) 591-7042 or (800) 514-6848 or visit the University website,

Global Bistro is a new fast-casual restaurant that offers locally sourced creative meals inspired by flavors from around the world. Our menu features classic favorites and customizable bowls to satisfy any taste. For more information about Global Bistro, call (703) 591-7042 or visit

Media Contact:
Jane Bondarenko, PR Specialist