Lunar New Year

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 16, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know Today, Feb. 16, in Montgomery County

Thursday’s rundown of five things to know today in Montgomery County: 1. Clarksburg Student Arrested: A Clarksburg High School student was arrested Thursday, February 15 for bringing a loaded 9mm handgun to school. 2. Happy New Year: The Chinese New Year, based on the lunar calendar, officially begins on February 16th and ends on March 2nd. […]

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February 7, 2017 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Celebrates the Lunar New Year (VIDEO)

Montgomery County residents celebrated the Year of the Rooster during Lunar New Year festivities. CCM’s Crystal Park reports from the Lakeforest Mall in Gaithersburg.

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February 1, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Weekend Planner, Feb. 3 – Feb. 5 (VIDEOS)

Here are some of our picks for arts and entertainment, check the MyMCMedia calendar for more choices. Art: The Mansion at Strathmore has two exhibits on display now through Feb. 19. The La Vie en Bleu exhibit explores the color blue. The Crossfade exhibit includes works by young Baltimore artists. A closing reception and film screening for […]

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February 1, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Leggett Reassures Montgomery County Residents of All Cultures and Faiths in Happy New Year Video

In a video message posted on the Montgomery County YouTube page, Executive Ike Leggett wishes residents a happy Lunar New Year. He is also reassuring residents of all cultures and faiths about life in Montgomery County. “I want to extend my warmest greetings and best wishes for a happy and prosperous year of the rooster,” […]

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January 30, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Council President Berliner on President Trump, Incinerator, Universal Pre-K and More at Weekly Briefing (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner discussed a variety of issues at his weekly briefing with reporters on Jan. 30, beginning with President Trump. “When I assumed this responsibility as president of the County Council I did not think I would be spending my time talking about the president of the United States of America […]

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January 30, 2017 | Staff Writer

Council President Roger Berliner Releases Statement on Lunar New Year

Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner has released a statement about the start of the Lunar New Year: “It is with great pleasure that I wish our Asian American community a very happy new year on the occasion of the Lunar New Year. Our Asian American community is one of the cornerstones of our County, […]

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January 28, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

The Year of the Rooster, Residents Bring in the Chinese New Year in Gaithersburg

It was a day filled with live entertainment and hands-on activities. Residents brought in the official start to the  Chinese New Year early Saturday at Lakeforest Mall in Gaithersburg. The celebration was sponsored by the Chinese Culture and Community Service Center (CCACC) of Montgomery County. “We want to show our Chinese culture to everybody,” said […]

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February 19, 2016 | Staff Writer

Rockville Celebrates Lunar New Year (VIDEO)

The city of Rockville recently celebrated the Year of the Monkey. Rock 11 Now reports. Visit our PEG partner Rock 11 Now to view more of its programming.

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February 10, 2016 | Staff Writer

Asian Lunar New Year Celebration at Lakeforest Mall in Gaithersburg (VIDEO)

Did you know 2016 is the Year of the Monkey in the Chinese lunar calendar? Celebrations have kicked off for many Montgomery County residents. Crystal Park attended this year’s celebration at Lakeforest Mall, complete with dragon dances, special performances and guest speakers. Take a look: Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more […]

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