Chinese New Year Lion Dance Parade

Chinese New Year (Boston '17)
Feb. 12, 2017 —Tommy Gse, left, and Kevin Gse perform a drum beat together on a moving cart in the heart of Chinatown in Boston MA, Sunday morning.  The pair from the Gung Ho Club took part in the Lion Dance Parade to celebrate the Year of the Rooster as part of the Chinese New Year commemoration.
Chinese New Year (Boston '17)
Feb. 12, 2017 — Thomas Tran, 13, plays a small gong during a lion dance performance in Boston MA’s Chinatown on Sunday morning.  Tran travelled in the snow and rain from Dorchester to partake in the Lion Dance Parade with Wha Lum Kung Fu as part of the Chinese New Year celebration.
Chinese New Year (Boston '17)
Feb. 12, 2017 — Performing as a dragon, Joseph Chau pretends to eat an orange and red envelope filled with money as an offering from the restaurant owner of the Hot Pot Buffet in Boston MA’s Chinatown on Sunday morning.  The offerings ensure the owner of the restaurant good luck in the new year according to Chau.    
Chinese New Year (Boston '17)
Feb. 12, 2017 — Anthony Lee, left, and Vincent Lei strategize how to reach a second-floor restaurant to perform in their dragon costume during Chinatown’s Lion Dance Parade in Boston MA, Sunday Morning.  Most businesses in the district receive multiple performances by dancing dragon groups to bring good fortune to the business owners in the new year. 
Chinese New Year (Boston '17)
Feb. 12, 2017 — Joseph Chau takes off the head of a dragon costume after performing his final routine with the ensemble during Chinatown’s Lion Dance Parade in Boston MA, Sunday Morning.  Chau partook in the festivities with the Mam Pai Academy.  Throughout the day, different performing groups travel to most of Chinatown’s businesses to bring good luck in the new year.
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