Year of the Tiger

Sunday, February 21st is Chinese New Year, which is celebrated each year with a parade in Chinatown. The event features the traditional Chinese Dragon Dance, Kung Fu demonstrations and live musical entertainment

@ Chinatown – on H Street, NW, between 6th and 8th

2 – 5 p.m., Giant Firecracker set off at 3:45 p.m.

This year, the celebration on Sunday expands to include the Chinatown Lunar New Year Festival

Programs and activities will include: live music and dance performances, traditional Chinese calligraphy, children’s crafts, face painting, tai chi and kung fu demonstrations, lion dancing, poetry readings, film screenings, art and photo exhibits, raffle prizes, New Year souvenirs, free giveaways, and much more.

@ Chinatown Community Cultural Center

616 H Street, NW

12 – 5 p.m.

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