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Chinese New Year celebration

Mayor Carolyn Goodman will participate in the opening ceremonies of the first-ever downtown Chinese New Year celebration at Fremont Street Experience. Guests can enjoy a live authentic dragon dance performed by the Las Vegas Lohan School of Shaolin complete with virtual firecrackers on Viva Vision, an eye painting ceremony and a parade. Additionally, a ribbon cutting to start the opening ceremonies will consist of 888 people for extra luck. Other local dignitaries scheduled to take part in the event include Councilwoman Gerri Schroder, Mayor Pro-Tem Stavros Anthony, Deputy Superintendent Pedro Martinez, Former Lt. Governor Lorraine Hunt-Bono, Duncan Lee of the State Economic Development Commission, President of Fremont Street Experience Jeff Victor, and President of CHD David Huang. The downtown festivities will continue from January 24-28 with nightly dragon and lion dance performances, a vendor village and a virtual dragon dance on the Viva Vision screen, beginning at 6 p.m.

When: Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012
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Where: Fremont Street Experience, 425 Fremont St, Las Vegas

Cost: Free

Age limit: All ages

Categories: Cultural, Downtown

Event posted Jan. 23, 2012
Last updated Jan. 23, 2012

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