Lunar New Year
The lion dance is a traditional part of the Asian New Year's celebration. According to Chinese tradition the lion represents strength, wisdom, and happiness. The Lion dance is said to be auspicious, or to bring good fortune and luck, which are important to bring into the new year.
History, Traditions & Symbolism
One of the first Chinese New Year parades started in San Francisco, California the 1860s. The Southwest Airlines Chinese New Year Parade is the largest Chinese New Year celebrations in the United States.
About the Celebrations
Chinese Calendar and Zodiac
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