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Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival of New York

Aug 9, 2015 News , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

Photos by: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire FLUSHING MEADOWS-CORONA PARK (QUEENS), New York, July 9 2015 — (by Albin Lohr-Jones) – Alligators in the sewers? Perhaps not. But dragons were plentiful at the 2015 Hong Kong Dragon Boat Races in Queens. From the dragon dancers weaving through the crowd at the festival to the elaborately-carved “head” adorning each of the boats, the ancient Eastern symbol of prosperity and good fortune caught the eye at every turn. The NYC version of the popular summertime festival, celebrated annually across the globe, featured food, musical performances, dance and — of course — boat racing. Now in its [Read More]

Chinese Lunar New Year Parade at Flushing Queens

Feb 21, 2015 News , , , , , , , , , , Comments are off

Flushing, New York, USA, February 21 2015 – Thousands of peoples yang and older braved the very cold weather to participate and watch the Chinese Lunar New Year Parade & Festival today at Main Street Queens. On the Photo: Parade goers and participants. Credit: Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire

Colombian Day Parade

Aug 8, 2014 News , , , , , , , , , 0 Comments

Photo by Luiz Rampelotto/EuropaNewswire Nothing can stop Colombians from celebrating their heritage On July 10, the annual Colombian Day Parade was celebrated in Queens NY where hundreds of people came out to celebrate their culture along with their supporters. After reports that the event wouldn’t take place this year, the first time it would happen since the parade began 26 years ago, there was no way that the almost 300,000 New Yorkers that helm from the country would go a year without celebrating their ancestry. Those who attended the parade were as joyous as ever, waving flags, singing, dancing, with [Read More]

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