Over three hundred students and staff, including college staff, non-resident fellow and affiliates from faculties, attended the MLC Chinese New Year (CNY) Party on 6th February, 2018. This party was designed to celebrate the CNY with all the residents and staff. This was also the chance for the college master to give his talk to all the residents in the second semester. Master Debao Xu summarized the achievements of MLC in the past year and reinforced the college vision and mission. He encouraged the students to improve their English by actively participating in various college activities, including English day, English Salon, language table and the one-on-one meeting with academic staffs and resident tutors (RTs). At the end of his talk, master Xu expressed his best wishes to all the students for the CNY with the rest of the staff.

The party started with the band show of MLC band team- Romans, which was newly established in this semester. They performed three songs, bringing the atmosphere to boiling hot. There were many following activities, such as making dumplings and rice balls, cooking New Year cake, writing Chinese traditional calligraphy (couplets), cutting red papers, etc. The participants experienced the joyful traditional CNY at MLC family ahead of time.