Celebrate Lunar New Year in Philly

Posted by The Philadelphia Inquirer on February 6, 2024

The Lunar New Year is the biggest celebration of the year for many Asian cultures, spanning China, Korea, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam.

For some, the new year begins as soon as the clock strikes midnight on Dec. 31. Throughout East and Southeast Asian countries and the respective diaspora, however, the new year starts with the first new moon.

February 10, 2024, officially rings in the Year of the Dragon in Philly, and it will be celebrated with feasting, firecrackers, lion dances in Chinatown and throughout the city.

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