Chinese New Year or the Lunar New Year is just not celebrated in China, but is also celebrated in other parts of the world, especially where there is a large Chinese Community.
In 2018, Chinese New Year will be celebrated on Friday, February 16, 2018.
Chinese New Year in a big event in Los Angeles, California where the event has been taking place since more than hundred years. The most popular part of the Chinese New Year Celebration in Los Angeles is the annual Golden Dragon Parade.
Lunar New Year is the most celebrated holiday of the year for nearly 1.5 million persons of Chinese, Korean, and Vietnamese descent in Southern California.
Los Angeles Chinatown will kick off the Year of the Horse at Thien Hau Temple in a traditional celebration to welcome the Chinese New Year. Attendees can participate in traditional incense burning, make offerings to deities, watch dramatic lion dances, and witness 500,000 firecrackers in action at one of Los Angeles’ grandest temples. This ceremony takes place on Chinese New Year’s Eve.
In Los Angeles, the Chinese New Year is celebrated with colorful festivals, parades, and most importantly, large family gatherings. It is also a time when ancestors are fondly remembered and families give thanks for their blessings. Red packets of money (“Lai See” or “Hung Bao”) and firecrackers add fun and excitement to the Chinese New Year celebration.
Golden Dragon Parade Live Telecast & Live Streaming :
Live Telecast of Los Angeles Golden Dragon Parade 2018 will be available on local TV channels in Los Angeles like KABC TV, KTLA 5, KCBS, KTTV,etc.