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PHOTOS: Celebrating the New Year in Chinatown

Sunday, February 02, 2014

Traditional dancers in the Lunar New Year parade in Chinatown, NY. Traditional dancers in the Lunar New Year parade in Chinatown, NY. (Natalie Fertig/WNYC)

Watch how New Yorkers ushered in the Year of the Horse during festivities in Chinatown on Sunday.

Crowds line the streets at the 2014 Lunar New Year parade. (Natalie Fertig/WNYC)

 

A boyscout peers out from beneath a paper dragon puppet during the Lunar New Year parade. (Natalie Fertig/WNYC)

 

Streamers shot from passing floats rain down on children in the crowd at the Lunar New Year Parade. (Natalie Fertig/WNYC)

 

Friends of the APICHA Community Health Center - originally founded as the Asian and Pacific Islander Coalition on HIV/AIDS - walk in the Lunar New Year parade. (Natalie Fertig/WNYC)

 

Pupeteers carry two traditional Chinese dragons at the Lunar New Year parade in Chinatown, NY. (Natalie Fertig/WNYC)

 

A family in traditional Chinese garb watches as the Lunar New Year parade passes by on Fed. 2, 2014 in Chinatown, NY. (Natalie Fertig/WNYC)

 

Students from PS130M The Desoto School walk in the 2014 Chinese Lunar New Year Parade. (Natalie Fertig/WNYC)

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Comments [3]

Chris Fertig from Washington State

Awesome photos! Proud of my girl.- Yer dad

Feb. 04 2014 08:08 PM
Roberta from Brooklyn

Loved the wonderful photo of the PS130 lion dancing contingent! Best elementary school in NYC!

Feb. 03 2014 12:27 PM
Mary Jane Fertig

I absolutely loved the photos. My niece took these photos. I am so impressed how she catches the essence of the event she photographs. I appreciate experiencing a bit of New York, since we live in California,

Feb. 03 2014 10:24 AM

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