Lion Dance

January 23, 2020 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Celebrates Chinese New Year With Numerous Events

Update (Jan. 27): The city of Rockville has cancelled the Lunar New Year celebration scheduled for Feb 1. Original:  The Chinese New Year, also known as Lunar New Year, is a centuries-old celebration of the new calendar year. The new lunar year will last from Jan. 25, 2020 to Feb. 11, 2021. The new year […]

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February 7, 2019 | Bryan Gallion

Chinese New Year Celebrations in Montgomery County

Chinese New Year, also known as Lunar New Year or the Spring Festival, is a centuries-old celebration to begin a new calendar year that has become a global observance. The new year is rung in with 15 days’ worth of traditions, culminating in the Lantern Festival. Events are being held throughout Montgomery County to start […]

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February 15, 2013 | Staff Writer

Wong Chinese Lion Dancers

Franklin School Celebrates Chinese New Year (Photos)

On Friday, Feb. 15, 265 children ages three through six at The Franklin Schools in Rockville enjoyed a Chinese New Year celebration organized by Franklin families and performed by parents and children. A fashion show of traditional Chinese clothing from different regions opened the colorful presentation replete with an exciting lion dance performed to the […]

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