Student organization hosts Hmong New Year celebration Dec. 2
November 27, 2017
The 11th annual Hmong New Year, a traditional celebration of
the harvest season, will be hosted again by the Hmong Stout Student
The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec.
2, in the Multipurpose Room at UW-Stout’s Sports and Fitness Center, 220 13th
An opening ceremony will
include remarks by UW-Stout Provost Patrick Guilfoile.
Admission is $5 for
the public. Admission is free children five and younger and for UW-Stout
students, faculty and staff.
will be singer and recording artist Pagnia Xiong, of Eau Claire, at 12:15 p.m.
and rapper Tou SaiKo Lee, of St. Paul, at 1:30 p.m.
The event includes cultural
dance, food, an open volleyball tournament for men’s and women’s teams and more.
A social dance will follow from 7 to 11 p.m. in the Terrace of the Memorial
Student Center with disc jockey Daven Vang; alcohol is prohibited.
Food vendors from
Menomonie will sell traditional Hmong dishes and beverages.
For more information
go to Facebook links for the main event and the volleyball tournament or email HSSO.
The Hmong Stout
Student Organization promotes Hmong culture to the university and community.
perform at the 2016 Hmong New Year celebration at UW-Stout. This year’s event
is Saturday, Dec. 2.