By Jie Chen


Dear KYCAA members and friends,

KYCAA's 11th Chinese New Year Celebration will be held on January 30th, 2016 at 7:00 pm at the Lexington Opera House, 401 West Short Street, Lexington, KY  40507.  Holiday market with festival foods, crafts, traditional costumes, calligraphy, mini Chinese lectures, cultural displays and family activities will start at 4:00 pm at Opera house.  As you know, this is the largest Chinese culture event in Kentucky, and there will be many wonderful performances you may have never seen before. (see attached flyer).

The tickets will be available from tomorrow (1/11) till they are sold out at the Rupp Arena Box Office in the Lexington Convention Center located at 430 West Vine Street, Lexington, KY 40507.

For KYCAA members who have paid membership dues after Feb. 14, 2015, you can go to the box office to get your complementary tickets starting Mon, 01/11The KYCAA members need to show valid ID or a note from the member with ID if you are picking up tickets for other members including your spouseSingle member will receive one free ticket and a family membership can get up to four free tickets in total.  If you are not sure of your membership status, you can email Dr. Cheng-Guan Yu at [email protected] to confirm if your KYCAA membership is past due.

If you are not a KYCAA member, you can join KYCAA now (family membership $25/family, individual membership $15, and $10 for student membership) and get free tickets with other benefits. The membership should be renewed annually.
 For your convenience, You can pay membership dues and receive tickets at KYCAA Chinese School (401 Reed Lane, Lexington, KY) at 2-4pm, Sat, 1/16 and Sat. 1/23.
Since this is a very popular event and seating is limited, the tickets will be sold out quickly. Also, tickets will be distributed based on "first come, first serve". Please get your tickets and preferred seats as soon as possible.

If you have any questions, email to [email protected], or call 859 913-2067 or 859 224-8072.


Jie Chen

KYCAA President