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77WABC Celebrates Lunar New Year

On Thursday, January 26th, 2023 WABC will be celebrating the Lunar New Year, also known as Spring Festival on 77WABC with a full day of programming and live roundtables and performances from WABC’s Studio77 located in Midtown, Manhattan.

Lunar New Year, with its long association to the moon, is celebrated by almost two billion people across the world, mainly in countries in East Asia. Lunar New Year lasts for 16 days until the start of the Lantern Festival on February 5th, 2023.  The New Year celebrates Asian culture and traditions and wishes all good fortune and prosperity.

The Lunar New Year calendar is comprised of 12 animals, each animal occurring every 12 years. This year is The Year of the Rabbit and it is said that people born in a Year of the Rabbit are vigilant, witty, quick-minded, and ingenious.  

Additionally, some traditions include, wearing red, visiting relatives, eating 7 traditional foods, fish, dumplings, spring rolls, longevity noodles, good fortune fruit, tangyuan (sweet rice noodles), niangao (glutinous rice cakes) and firecracker and fireworks.

Special guests include Congresswoman Grace Meng, State Senator John Liu, Assemblywoman Grace Lee, Assemblyman Ron Kim, Assemblyman Lester Chang, NYPD Inspector Inspector Sylvester Ge, Nancy Yao, Cindy Hsu, John Wang, Edward Cuccia and Stan Chen.

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