Friday, January 30, 2009

Reyes Celebrates Chinese New Year

Councilmember Ed P. Reyes today honored the Miss Chinatown Court and Little King and Queen with a special council presentation at City Hall.

Councilmember Reyes invites you to celebrate the “Year of the Ox” on Saturday, January 31, from 2-4 p.m. in Chinatown at the 110th annual Golden Dragon Parade. Thousands are projected to line North Broadway to watch floats, performances and other festivities that continue to make this colorful celebration a premiere cultural event for Los Angeles. A free Chinese New Year Festival, beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday and Sunday, takes place concurrently with acrobats, martial artists, children’s games and Asian food.

Photos courtesy of Chinese Chamber of Commerce of Los Angeles

110th Annual Golden Dragon Parade
Broadway and Hill Streets, L.A. 90012
Saturday, January 31 (2-4 p.m.)

Chinese New Year Festival
Corner of Broadway and Cesar Chavez Streets and Central Plaza (943-951 N. Broadway St.)Saturday, January 31 (10 a.m. – 8 p.m.)
Sunday, February 1 (10 a.m. – 6 p.m.)