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Performers push through the crowd during the annual Lunar New Year Parade in Chinatown’s Phillips Square Sunday, Jan. 29. 2023 marks the Year of the Rabbit in the Chinese Zodiac or the Year of the Cat for Vietnam’s Tết.

Boston hops into the Year of the Rabbit

Quillan Anderson, photo editor February 7, 2023

For 15 days, communities around the world celebrate Lunar New Year by hanging bright red lanterns, performing lion dances and wishing loved ones wealth and prosperity over homemade meals. Starting on...

Before COVID-19, many people celebrated Lunar New Year in large groups, setting off firecrackers, sharing meals and spending time with family. This year, the festivities are virtual.

Out with the Rat, in with the Ox: Boston’s Asian communities prepare for virtual Lunar New Year

Kelly Chan, news staff February 2, 2021

During this time of year, Asian communities across the world come alive, with red and gold-accented lanterns in full bloom, lion dances performed in the streets and feasts upon feasts served in every household.  While...

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