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CHINESE NEW YEAR

Year of the Dragon

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Students from Las Cruces Academy parade on Calle de Mercado in celebration of Chinese New Year, Friday Feb. 12. The school’s Mandarin teacher, Yulin Zhang, directed the lucky dragon carriers as they participated in the traditional event. Usually, Chinese New Year festivals last 16 days, starting from Chinese New Year’s Eve to the Lantern Festival. In 2021, the dates are Feb. 11-26.