Lunar New Year Celebration at Lakeforest Mall (Photos)

Martial arts, dancing, and opera singing took over at the Lakeforest Mall as the Chinese Culture and Community Service Center shared their celebration for the Lunar New Year or “Chinese New Year” with the community.

The celebration kicked off on Feb. 1 and 2 in Gaithersburg and continues on Feb. 8 and 9.

“The purpose of that is to promote our culture and let people to know some of the traditions that we enjoy during this time of the year,” said Yen Chen, the event organizer for the event through the Chinese Culture and Community Service Center.

This year’s theme is “The Wonder of Chinese Fans.” The theme will be evident in the decorations surrounding the mall celebration.

Photos by Ned Li, ADHC Diector at the Chinese Culture and Community Service Center. 

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Valerie Bonk

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Valerie Bonk is a multimedia reporter and community engagement specialist with Montgomery Community Media (MCM).


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