North Hempstead to celebrate Lunar New Year with building light ceremony and performances

The Island Now

North Hempstead Supervisor Jennifer DeSena and the Town Board will be hosting a Lunar New Year Celebration to welcome the Year of the Tiger. The front of North Hempstead Town Hall will be lit up in red and gold.

Festivities will also include a lion dance performance by the Herricks High School Asian American Culture Club, Guzheng (Chinese Zither) performance by Zhengming Guzheng, and a choral performance by the New York Chinese Chorus.

The Great Neck Chinese Association will be distributing red envelopes with Chinese calligraphy writing and the Manhasset Association of Chinese Americans will provide festive photo opportunities.

Community partners will include: the Chinese American Association of North Hempstead (CAANH), the Chinese Center for Long Island, Inc. (CCLI), the Grace Roslyn Association for Chinese Enrichment (GRACE), the Great Neck Chinese Association (GNCA), the Herricks Chinese Association (HCA), Herricks Korean Community (HKC), Manhasset Association of Chinese Americans (MACA), and WAC Lighting.

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