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8th Annual Chinese New Year Festival Set for Feb. 14

The 8th annual Chinese New Year Festival, held by the Asian Community Service Center, is set for Saturday, Feb. 14, from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. at Luther Jackson Middle School, located at 3020 Gallows Road, Falls Church.

The event will feature live performances, including dragon and lion dances, the Han Costume Fashion show, delicious Asian foods, Chinese name writing, craft and business booths, children’s world and a Lunar New Year Dragon Parade. According to the Tiny Tang, vice president of the Asian Community Service Center, the main theme of the event will be compassion to coincide with 2015 being the year of the sheep.

The following Saturday, Feb. 21, will be the date of the event should snow prevent the event from taking place on Feb. 14.
Admission to the event is free. For more information, call 703-868-1509, e-mail or visit