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Chinese Lantern Decorating at S3

By ReslifeEmma 09 Jan 2017

In 2017, Chinese New Year will fall on 28 January, and this year it’s the Year of the Rooster. To celebrate, Residence Life have arranged a Chinese Paper Lantern decorating session at Sheffield 3.

Paper lanterns originate from the Eastern Han Dynasty and were mainly used as lamps in ancient China. A variety of crafts  were used in their making such as Chinese paintings, paper-cutting, pricking and seaming. Many kinds of materials such as bamboo, wood, wheat-straw and metal were used in their manufacture.

Entrance is completely free so come along to the Sheffield 3 Common Room on 28 January between 12-3pm and we’ll also throw in some free refreshments.  Places are limited so get there early!

Sheffield 3 (80 Hoyle Street, Sheffield S3 7LG ) is a student accommodation complex located in Shalesmoor, near plenty of restaurants, pubs and bars and minutes away from the popular hangout of Kelham Island.

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