Chinese New Year is the second largest New Year celebration in Cambodia after the Khmer Lunar New Year, he said, adding that the Spring Festival is also an occasion for family reunion and having dinner together.
The Asian Community and Cultural Center is ringing in the Year of the Rooster by hosting a three-hour celebration featuring traditional dishes and dance on January 28 as part of a celebration of the 2017 Lunar New Year. This affects what sign you are supposed to be if you have a birthday early in the year.
2017 is the Year of the Rooster.
"This is the year of the rooster".
Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister Hor Namhong said last week that the Chinese New Year had been celebrated broadly around the world.
"I hope to learn something new and embody the year of the rooster", said Angie Schwab, executive director of Folkmoot USA.
This represents a total of $1.6 billion in Chinese visitor expenditure in January - $671 million of this the direct result of the Chinese New Year surge. May this year bring us happiness, good health, and prosperity. Performed by martial arts club Moi Fa the lion dances will take place at 11am and 1pm, starting from the museum reception.
As Folkmoot has been developing its year-round programming, the group wanted to incorporate an event to feature the Chinese culture, specifically the Chinese New Year. In keeping with Chinese tradition, the rooms in the mansion will be decorated with a few hundred red lanterns.
Due to the settlement of debts, the distribution of bonuses and gifting of red envelopes, a culture predisposed to gambling, at Chinese New Year, is instantly rich with discretionary cash and willing to try and get the New Year off to a lucky start.
South Lake Union: 11 a.m.to 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 27; 10 a.m.to 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28; 10 a.m.to 5 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 29; 11 a.m.to 5 p.m. Monday-next Friday, Jan. 30-Feb.
The Baguio Spring Festival shows the strong and deep friendship of the Filipinos and the Chinese community. Other activity stations will include calligraphy writing and crafts. 2; 11 a.m.to 9 p.m. February 3; 10 a.m.to 8 p.m. February 4; 800 Occidental Ave.
The 9-foot-long lion dance costume is operated by several people mimicking the animal's movements.
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