On Feb. 13, Northwest Asian Weekly and Seattle Chinese Post held their annual Lunar New Year Children’s Parade and Costume Contest in Seattle’s International District. See the bright, colorful costumes and listen to co-publishers Assunta Ng and John Liu talk about the origins of this cultural and family event.
Editor’s note: This month, Northwest Asian Weekly and the Seattle Chinese Post celebrate its 29th anniversaries. Each year, Publisher Assunta Ng
Did you know that children born in 2011 will be articulate, talented, and ambitious? This is according to the Chinese zodiac, which is based on the lunar calendar.
On Feb. 13, children and their parents braved the rain to come out and participate in the inaugural Children’s Parade and Contest, organized by the Northwest Asian Weekly and sponsored by Panda Express. Of the nearly 80 participants, there were 20 finalists who received tickets from the Space Needle, Seattle Aquarium, and Woodland Park Zoo. The three winners got tickets and $50, $30, and $20, respectively, from the parade sponsors.