Wednesday, February 8, 2012

5th Annual Chinese New Year Festival Celebrating the Year of the Dragon

Fairfax County CERT was on hand to celebrate the year of the dragon at the 5th annual Chinese New Year Festival February 4 2012.The event was at Luther Jackson Middle School in Falls Church. We provided an outreach display and program information to the Asian community. We joined Over 35 other exhibitors, which included financial services, home remodeling, Gold’s Gym, Falun Gong, Chinese costume and many other exhibitors. A variety of Thai and Chinese food was available for purchase in the cafeteria. Kid’s activities were also available.
Live performances of dances, folk songs and martial arts were scheduled throughout the day in the auditorium. Highlighting the day was the Chinese New Year Parade featuring a beautiful yellow dragon wounding its way through the exhibition hall.
This annual event is sponsered by the Asian Community Service Center.