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Chinese New Year

February 4, 2022 - 7:16 am

Chinese New Year celebrations kicked off on Tuesday.  The season is marked with celebrations involving food,  feasts with loved ones, firecrackers and lion and dragon dances.  KBCS brings you some tape from lion dance trainings in Renton and an interview about the dances and rituals of this season with Dr. Connie So.  Dr. So is a Teaching Professor at the American Ethnic Studies Department at the University of Washington, Seattle and President of OCA Asian Pacific Advocates of Greater Seattle.

Lunar New Year Events 2022:

Lincoln District Lunar New Year Celebration Feb 5 10 am to 3 pm Lincoln District, Tacoma

Lantern Festival Shoreline Feb 12 starts at 4 pm Morka Brewing & Uplift Climbing 17211 15th Ave NE, Shoreline, WA

Tet in Seattle Feb 12-13 noon to 6 pm Seattle Center

Asia Cultural Center Annual New Year Celebration Feb 19 11am to 6 pm Sharon McGavick Center, Clover Park Technical College, 4500 Steilacom Blvd SW, Lakewood, WA

Ongoing School Lunar New Year Tours and New Year Exhibit at the Wing Luke Museum of the Asian American Experience