Chinese New Year Parade
Welcoming in the Chinese Lunar New Year are spectacular lion and dragon dancers accompanied by the celebratory sounds of drummers, musicians and firecrackers. The colourful festivities wind through the streets of Chinatown where authentic food is laid on by the local restaurants. For more information contact the Washington DC Convention and Tourism Corporation on 202 789 7000. The year 2008 is the Year of the Rat.
Date: 11 February 2013