Most students at ALC are from Asian countries, and in solidarity with them the College celebrated the Lunar New Year on February 15.
The next day, the College did not hold classes to let the students attend their own parties in their communities and congregations.
This College-wide activity, which is done annually, lets the students share how people in their country observe the Lunar New Year.
The Chinese students did a song and dance number and performed a role play that showed how the Chinese people share their good luck with their neighbors by gifting them with fruit preserves and giving away lucky envelopes.
The Korean students sang a traditional Korean song sung during the New Year. They also taught the audience Korean greetings during the New Year.
The Vietnamese group sang and gave a brief presentation on the origin of banh chung, a traditional sticky rice dish served during the Lunar New Year.
All the groups shared to the other students the food from their countries eaten during this auspicious time of the year.
After which, the students had to find the five missing treasures of the emperor after answering three language questions.
There was a dragon dance performed by the Chinese students, which capped the fun activities of the afternoon.