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Lunar New Year Celebration 2009- Year of OX

The Chinatown-International District welcomes you to the Lunar New Year Celebration presented by Snoqualmie Casino on January 31, 2009 in Hing Hay Park! Experience first-class multicultural entertainment including lively Lion and Dragon dances, rhythmical Japanese taiko drumming, drill team performances and much more! Be sure to visit our Cultural Activities Pavilion featuring authentic calligraphy drawing, face painting and a kids corner the whole family can enjoy!

Organized by the Chinatown-International District Business Improvement Area (CIDBIA), this year’s Lunar New Year Celebration has engaged local restaurants and retail stores to share the spirit of Lunar New Year. Offers include traditional Lunar New Year menu, special discounts, red envelopes, small gifts, in-store performance and many other activities. Adults and children can learn about the history and traditions of Lunar New Year through this celebration and take pictures with delightful red lanterns decorated throughout the district. Free Admission!

Saturday, January 31, 2009 from 11 AM – 4 PM

The Entertainment Schedule:
12:00pm    Opening Ceremony under the Chinatown Gate-Mak Fai Kung Fu Club
12:30pm    Kaze Daiko (Japanese Taiko Drumming)
01:00pm    Filipino Youth Activities Drill Team
01:30pm    Luck Ngi Musical Society (Performing at Luck Ngi Musical Club)
02:00pm    Seattle Wushu Academy (Martial Arts, Tai Chi and Wushu)
02:30pm    Intermission
03:00pm    Northwest Taiko (Japanese Taiko Drumming)
03:30pm    Master David Leong’s Shaolin Kung Fu Academy
04:00pm    Event Closure

Opening ceremony – Chinatown Gate ( S. King St & 5th Ave S. )
Hing Hay Park, 411 Maynard Ave S, Seattle, WA 98104

Free admission