Sunday 22nd October 2017,

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Images From the 2016 Lunar New Year in New York

posted by ShirleyNLew

Lunar New Year, New York

By Shirley N Lew
AsAmNews New York Correspondent

New York came out for the Lunar New Year Parade on Sunday despite the frigid weather.

The parade highlighted a week of activities that began when the double decker buses delivered the lion dance from Chinatown to midtown.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art partnered with the China Institute all week long for events which included arts and crafts for children and musical performances.

Below are highlights from the week-long celebration which included the 17th Annual Firecracker Ceremony.

Scenes of the Lunar New Year 2016 – Year of The Monkey from Video Gal on Vimeo.

 

 

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