Year of the Rooster Chinese Promotions in Solvang: HAPPENING NOW! -

Jan 20, 2017
Year of the Rooster Chinese Promotions in Solvang: HAPPENING NOW! -

Year of the Rooster Chinese Promotions in Solvang: HAPPENING NOW!

Celebrate the Chinese New Year (Jan. 28th) in Solvang with the Solvang CVB and Solvang Chamber of Commerce through three opportunities for you and your business. 

  1. From Jan. 21 - Feb. 6: Display City-approved temporary “Happy New Year” signs welcoming Chinese visitors to your business! Signs will be hand-delivered and available through the Solvang Chamber office. Call 688-0701 or stop by Chamber offices in Frederik’s Court for your “sign” of friendly hospitality (Permitted signs must be taken down by Feb. 6th. No other signage allowed.)
  2. Learn Chinese! Three Friday’s from 9:00am-11:30am (January 27, Feb. 3, Feb. 10), join industry colleagues at Allan Hancock College Solvang Center (320 Alisal Rd., #306) for an introductory to Chinese culture and language. $48 fee. Registration forms, description and instructions HERE. Deadline to submit forms and payment by January 25th. 
  3. Menu’s Translated in Chinese for FREE:  Submit up to 5 menu items on your restaurant letterhead for complimentary translation to Chinese through the Solvang CVB. Chinese menus can be displayed for the same two week permitted timeframe (Jan. 21-Feb. 6) in your window, or, in permanent display cases permitted by the City of Solvang all year long. Translations can include photos of food items. Limited offer through Feb. 1, 2017. Send word docs to [email protected] or call Sarah at 805-688-6144. HINT: Chinese diners prefer hot breakfast, lunch and dinner items!  



CSPD 8014 - Intro Chinese Language/Culture

Learn to speak, read, and write Chinese at a basic level. This course focuses on the Mandarin Chinese Pinyin Romanization (writing) system using simplified Chinese characters. Aspects of the Chinese culture are also incorporated in this entry-level class. The course is taught by a native Mandarin Chinese instructor who graduated from Beijing Normal University.



Chinese/Culture -Class Registration 


  registration AND payment are DUE NO LATER THAN JANUARY 25th

Forms submitted without payment will be returned and registration will not be accepted

(Walk-in, cash registrations will have to be submitted at the Santa Maria campus)

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