Post Tagged with: "Lunar New Year"

Lion Dancers in Chinatown

Lion Dancers in Chinatown

East Asian, Featured Posts, Manhattan, Traditions, Video March 2, 2018 at 4:18 pm

Lion dancers prepare for the Lunar New Year Parade in Chinatown.

A Red Envelope Show

A Red Envelope Show

East Asian, Video February 23, 2018 at 5:51 pm

An exhibit at Grumpy Bert features the work of 150 artists who put their illustrations on red envelopes. SinoVision English Channel speaks to some of the artists.

The controversial sculpture by Marc and Gillie. (Photo via Sing Tao Daily)

Sculpture to Celebrate Year of the Dog Stirs Controversy in Chinatown

East Asian, Manhattan February 16, 2018 at 4:48 pm

The unveiling of a statue to mark the Lunar New Year was cancelled after drawing criticism from Chinatown residents, reports Sing Tao Daily. The head of the Chinatown Partnership defended the decision to introduce the sculpture.

Lunar New Year in NYC

Lunar New Year in NYC

Culture, East Asian, Featured Posts, New York, Traditions, Video February 15, 2018 at 3:49 pm

SinoVision and other community media outlets covered city events and news related to the Lunar New Year, which begins on Feb. 16.

The band Black String. (Photo via QNS)

Traditional Korean Music, Plus Jazz

Culture, East Asian, Queens January 24, 2018 at 2:47 pm

Flushing Town Hall kicks off the Lunar New Year with a Korean traditional music/jazz fusion band in performance Jan. 26, reports QNS.

The Year of the Dog stamp issued by USPS.

Year of the Dog Stamp Designer Tells His Story

Culture, East Asian January 10, 2018 at 5:22 pm

Sing Tao Daily profiles Kam Mak, the artist, FIT professor and author who designs the Lunar New Year stamps for USPS, including this year’s Year of the Dog stamp.

A Sampling of Lunar New Year Events

A Sampling of Lunar New Year Events

Culture, East Asian, Featured Posts, New York February 6, 2017 at 5:17 pm

From Chinatown to Flushing, parades and special events marked the Lunar New Year in Asian communities.

(Photo via World Journal)

How NYC Celebrates the Lunar New Year

Asian, Culture, New York January 27, 2017 at 4:06 pm

World Journal and other publications report on celebrations taking place in honor of the Lunar New Year while Times Ledger asks Chinese in Queens about their family traditions.

Members of the Great Neck Chinese Association who attended the March 14 school board meeting. (Photo via Sing Tao Daily)

Lunar New Year Now a School Holiday in Great Neck

Asian, Culture, Education, Long Island March 16, 2016 at 4:51 pm

The Lunar New Year has been added to the public school calendar in Great Neck, making it the first school district on Long Island to recognize the Asian holiday, reports Sing Tao Daily.

(Photo via Sing Tao Daily)

Lunar New Year for All New Yorkers

East Asian, New York February 18, 2016 at 2:19 pm

Sing Tao Daily covers Lunar New Year events organized by Chinese organizations that sought to attract people from beyond the community.

Tibetan New Year

Tibetans Celebrate the New Year in Manhattan

Asian, Culture, Featured Posts, Manhattan, Video February 17, 2016 at 1:13 pm

Tibetans celebrated Losar, the Tibetan New Year, at St. Vartan Armenian Cathedral in midtown Manhattan, with speeches and performances and a visit from the prime minister of the Tibetan government-in-exile.

On a frigid day in Manhattan's Chinatown, people gathered to watch the traditional Lunar New Year parade.
(Photos by Marco Poggio for Voices of NY)

A Chilly Lunar New Year Parade in Chinatown

East Asian, Featured Posts, Manhattan, Traditions, Voices' Picks February 16, 2016 at 4:07 pm

Spectators braved frigid weather to attend the 17th annual Lunar New Year parade in Chinatown.

NYC Embraces the Year of the Monkey

NYC Embraces the Year of the Monkey

Asian, Culture, Featured Posts, Metro Area, Traditions, Voices' Picks February 11, 2016 at 5:54 pm

Voices of NY maps Lunar New Year celebrations around the metro area.

From left: Gang Won Lee, executive director of KAAQ; Paul Roo, president of KAAQ; Hak Yeon Shin, president of New York branch of The Korea Times, have agreed to co-host the 2016 Lunar New Year Parade. (Photo via The Korea Times)

Korean Groups to Host the Lunar New Year Parade in Queens

Culture, East Asian, Queens January 27, 2016 at 4:47 pm

The Korea Times reports that it will join the Korean American Association of Queens in hosting the parade portion of the Lunar New Year festivities in Flushing next month.

Jong Chul Lee at his swearing in as deputy mayor of Palisades Park (Photo via Korea Times)

Pleasing the Koreans – and Others – in Palisades Park

Culture, East Asian, Metro Area, Politics, Uncategorized August 27, 2015 at 5:39 pm

Jong Chul Lee, the deputy mayor of Palisades Park, wants to make the Lunar New York a holiday for public schools in the New Jersey town in which Koreans account for 50 percent of the population. But some suggest he should hold off, reports The Korea Times.