About 125 students at P.S. 46 in Bayside took the stage Tuesday to perform Chinese and Korean dances and songs, as well as the traditional lion dance and martial arts, during the school’s ninth annual Lunar New Year assembly.
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P.S. 203 students rang in the Year of the Horse Friday during a Lunar New Year celebration.
The Year of the Horse is galloping in with an array of exciting cultural festivities, including Flushing’s annual Lunar New Year parade.
State lawmakers have strengthened a renewed push to make Lunar New Year an official school holiday, garnering support from City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito. The City Council plans to introduce two resolutions, calling for schools to close and metered parking to be suspended.
Flushing and Chinatown lawmakers are still pushing to get the city to recognize Lunar New Year as an official school holiday. “It’s time we show the proper respect to the Asian-American community,” said State Senator Toby Ann Stavisky. “Lunar New Year is a time when families, from near and far, come together to celebrate.” Absence [...]
The Asian Lunar New Year will be celebrated in Flushing this weekend with a parade and fireworks display set for Saturday, February 4. No. 7 trains will operate between Queensboro Plaza and Flushing-Main Street, but will be suspended between Queensboro Plaza and Times Square-42ndStreet. Parade-goers coming from Manhattan should take the “N” or “Q” to [...]
The Year of the Dragon is upon us, roaring in and carrying with it an array of exciting cultural festivities. This Lunar New Year, celebrated on January 23, marks the 4,709th year on the Chinese calendar. Regarded as one of the most important holidays in the Far East, Lunar New Year is customarily celebrated with [...]