Lunar New Year at Bronx Museum

Volunteer Claudia Bernhard assists Christopher Condon and Chelsea Rodriguez with Chinese paper cutting.
Photo by Laura Stone

The Bronx Museum hosted a Lunar New Year celebration on Saturday, February 21, in collaboration with the New York Chinese Cultural Center. Kids had fun with crafts, and learned about traditional techniques of paper cutting and calligraphy, before enjoying a performance of costumed folk dances, authentic music, and a Lion Dance.

Friends Gianna Lee and Evelyn Zeng with their paper cuttings.
Photo by Laura Stone

Reach Reporter Jaime Williams at 718-260-4591. E-mail her at jwilliams@cnglocal.com.
The Chinese Lion dance is performed by members of the New York Chinese Cultural Center.
Photo by Laura Stone

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