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By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Google employees, their family and friends celebrated Lunar New Year on Wednesday, February 18th at its Kirkland campus. Employees took time from their busy days to join in celebrating the Year of the Sheep. There were lots of young children dressed in customary Chinese dress, most in red signifying […]
The Lunar New Year celebrations start this Friday, Jan. 31, but they don’t end there. The big celebration in the International District on Saturday, Feb. 1 (see story on page 7), will be followed one week later, on Feb. 8 and 9, at Bellevue Connection’s third annual Lunar New Year Celebration at Bellevue Square’s Center […]
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly For the second year in a row, Washington’s most racially Asian American city will be welcoming the Year of the Snake in its own way, with a festival hosted at the Center Court of Bellevue Square.
While planning last year’s Lunar New Year Celebration, Maribeth Ellis and Julia Nelson of the Chinatown-International District Business Improvement Area (CIDBIA) expected approximately 4,000 people to attend the celebration throughout the day.
For Maribeth Ellis, executive director of the Chinatown/International District Business Improvement Area (CIDBIA), watching the never-before-seen throngs of families who packed themselves into the International District (ID) for last year’s Lunar New Year Celebration, which CIDBIA organized, was a moment of triumph. Last year was the first year the celebration was held outside of King Street Station and into the ID.
For about a dozen years, Chinatown International District Business Improvement Area (CIDBIA) staff members have organized the International District’s annual Lunar New Year Celebration.
What: Lunar New Year Celebration, year of the Tiger 2010 in Seattle’s Chinatown International District When: February 13, 2010 Time: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Schedule: Noon — Opening Ceremony Lion Dance at Chinatown Gate on S. King St. 1:30-2 p.m. — Children’s Costume Parade Where: Hing Hay Park | 411 Maynard Ave. S., Seattle More info: […]