Welcoming the Lunar New Year

Chinatown celebrates the Year of the Ram with lots of colour!

Chinatown came alive with colour, music, and firecrackers on February 21 to bring in the Lunar New Year. Organized by the Chinatown and Area Business Association, the celebration featured a dragon dance, lion dances, firecrackers, and appearances by numerous politicians and dignitaries.

Photos by Paula E. Kirman

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