Georgian’s celebrate the Chinese New Year this past Saturday and Sunday through traditional dance, food, and fun. The Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in “Atlanta Chinatown” held festivities for the Chinese New Year, year of the snake, entertaining many. The two-day festival featured traditional Chinese music and dance performances, Chinese calligraphy, arts and crafts, and authentic Chinese food. The Chinese New Year is an important part of the Chinese culture and is typically celebrated for fifteen days and begins Sunday Feb 10. It is an annual celebration marking the start of a new year according to the Chinese zodiac calendar. 2013 is the year of the snake replacing last year’s dragon. Taking the sixth position in the Chinese zodiac the snake symbolizes acuity, elegance and materialism. The New Year is celebrated throughout the world beginning Sunday and extending unto its fifteenth day and ending with a traditional Chinese dinner comparable to the American Thanksgiving dinner.

Loading more stuff…

Hmm…it looks like things are taking a while to load. Try again?

Loading videos…