Flushing celebrates the 2013 Chinese New Year in style
January 20, 2013 by Sarah
February 16 marks the official Chinese New Year and Flushing will be celebrating the arrival of the Year of the Snake in style.
Beginning with the 17th Annual Lunar New Year Parade at 11:00 am, the festivities honoring the New Year are sure to be memorable. Over 4,000 people are expected to march in this year’s parade.
The Queens and Flushing area is known as a centralized area for one of the largest East Asian populations in the New York City region, similar to the famous Manhattan Chinatown region. As well as Chinese, the Korean community is also strong, and will be participating in the parade this year.
Parade performers will end at the Queens Crossing Mall, where many activities will be awaiting the public. Performances featuring cultural tradition, along with many booths, will present a large festival for all to enjoy.
Printing companies frequently work with the local groups in providing necessary materials to advertise and handle events of this type. Banner printing is one of the most common requests as banners can be hung throughout a designated area in advance of the event to promote it. They are also used during the event to direct attention and traffic to ensure proper communication and crowd flow.
The Flushing Town Hall presents a dance event that features exploration of Asian traditions from China, India, Korea, Taiwan, Egypt, and America. This celebration takes place the week before the parade.
For more information about these upcoming events in Flushing, visit the event website.