Chinese New Year Lunar Parade and Festival in New York City
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Venue / Location
Chinese New Year Parade in Chinatown, NYC
Chinatown New York
Chinese New Year Lunar Parade and Festival in New York City - Chinatown in New York City turns into a celebration performed by dragons and dancers, This is a exciting celebration of the Lunar New Year - enoy New York City and Chinatown during this celebration with some of the finest Chinese restaurants serving delicious food in celebration of the Lunar New Year. During the Parade people begin gathering at noon before the processions officially begins at 1pm. The Parade heads down Mott Street from Canal Street and continues onto East Broadway and curves up through Sara Roosevelt Park via Forsythe and Eldridge Street to Broome Street.
It takes on average the moon to pass through each phase (new, half, full moon) and back again approximately 28 days on average of the various astronomical lunar months.
12 Chinese Zodiac:
Rat | Ox | Tiger | Rabbit | Dragon | Snake | Horse | Goat | Monkey | Rooster | Dog | Pig
Each Zodiac symbol cooresponds to the year you were born. For example: 2015 was the year of the Goat, as well as, the following previous and proceeding years.
Years of Goat
1919, 1931, 1943, 1955, 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003, 2015, 2027
2017 YEAR OF THE ROOSTER -
Every 12 years there is a Rooster year, beginning at Chinese New Year. A year of the Rooster always comes after a Monkey year and before a Dog year. Years of the Rooster include 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017, and 2029.
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