The Chinese Community Center and the Minnesota International Chinese School celebrated the start of Lunar New Year at the Asia Mall on Jan. 22.
Visitors rang in the year of the rabbit with activities, Lion Dance, local food vendors and a Covid-19 vaccination program. Activities included ring toss, pitch-pot, spin the wheel, and chopsticks meet beans.
The week-long celebration began on Jan. 16 with performances from Minnesota International Chinese School students. Performances continued throughout the week from Ming Zhou Hua Yue, Chinese American Association of Minnesota, Phoenix Chinese Dance Academy, Legacy Adult Daycare Center, Xu Qian Studio and Minnesota Chinese Opera.
Lunar New Year ends on Feb. 5.
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