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  • 2014 Year Of The Horse: Celebrating Chinese New Year In D.C.'s Chinatown

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    Thousands of people welcomed the Lunar New Year at the Chinese New Year parade in Washington's Chinatown on Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014. According to the Chinese zodiac, 2014 is the Year of the Horse, symbolizing a capacity for work, independence, intelligence and friendliness. Chinese New Year celebrations traditionally include firecrackers, live musical performances with lion and dragon dancers, and feasts with foods like a whole fish and dumplings.

    Filmed, edited and produced by WAMU 88.5 intern Yi Chen.

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