The Year of the Monkey (VIDEO)

It’s the Year of the Monkey and February 8, 2016 marks the beginning of the year 4714, according to the Chinese calendar. Did you know that Asian Americans now represent more than 14 percent of the population of Montgomery County?

In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Montgomery County Council President Nancy Floreen presents Asian American community members with a proclamation, on behalf of the Council, recognizing February 8th as Lunar New Year Day, which is considered one of the most important days of celebration by Asian communities.


Montgomery County Celebrates Lunar New Year (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Lake Forest Mall Lunar New Year Dance 380x380

Traditional Chinese dance performances and displays of Chinese art and culture took over the Lakeforest Mall in Gaithersburg on Saturday, Feb. 6, as the Chinese Culture and Community Service Center shared their celebration for the Lunar New Year with the community. The celebration kicked off Feb. 6 and 7 in Gaithersburg and continues Feb. 13 […]

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Chinese Lunar New Year Celebration Planned for Saturday in Gaithersburg (PHOTO)

Chinese New Year

Lakeforest Mall and the Chinese Culture and Community Service Center will host the 17th Annual Lunar New Year Celebration, one of the largest indoor Lunar New Year celebrations in the northeast. Festivities will include traditional Chinese dance performances, displays of Chinese art and culture, calligraphy, painting and more. The celebration will start on Saturday, February […]

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Willie James Inman

About Willie James Inman

Willie James Inman is a Community Engagement Specialist and Multimedia Journalist at Montgomery Community Media (MCM). You can email story ideas at or reach him on Twitter @imwilljames.


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