On Jan. 28, families from all over the Greater Seattle area came down to the Chinatown-International District for its annual Lunar New Year festival. Featured were lion and dragon dances, drumming, food from local restaurants, and a children’s parade and costume contest. All photos taken by George Liu/NWAW
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