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Happy Chinese New Year - Gung Hay Fat Choy!
The Chinese Year of the Pig / Boar starts February 18, 2007, and will be kicked off in New York City at 11 am with the Firecracker Ceremony at Chatham Square. The Lunar New Year Fireworks Spectacular, presented by the Chinatown Partnership, will start at 7:00 pm in Columbus Park in Chinatown (Mulberry Street between Worth and Bayard Streets).
Photo courtesy of Explore Chinatown
The 8th Annual Chinatown Lunar New Year Parade and Festival, presented by the Better Chinatown Society, will take place on Sunday, February 25, 2007, starting at 1:00 pm. It will run from Mott and Hester Sreets, down Mott Street to East Broadway, then travel along Allen and Grand Street, and finish at Chrystie and Canal Streets. (pdf map here) Calendar here.
- Explore Chinatown
- Better Chinatown Society (English) - Chinese
- Museum of Chinese in the Americas (MoCA)
- "Ring in the Year of the Pig with Chinatown Festivities," The Tribeca Trib, February 2, 2007
- Lunar New Year (Chinese New Year) Celebrations in Flushing - from About.com
- Chinatown Online
February 17, 2007 11:37 AM Fun