Sunday, February 10, 2008

Mexico: Chinese Community Celebrates New Year

Se prepara comunidad China en México para recibir el Año de la Rata

Cuadernos de Silicio [es] describes the events surrounding preparations for the Chinese New Year in Mexico City, and that 2008 corresponds to “the Year of the Rat,” a year that members of the Chinese community think “could be favorable for having a lot of children, as it is characteristic of this animal”, he reports.

Mexico City - True to its tradition, the Chinese community in Mexico will be ready to receive the Lunar New Year from 7 to February 10 in Chinatown, the holiday that binds the embassy of the People's Republic of China in Mexico organizing a grand parade.

Traders who are members of the Chinese district of Mexico City since 1980, organized in conjunction with the Delegación Cuauhtémoc and Territorial Historic Center of Mexico City, this event marked by the burning rocket, as well as the traditional dancing lions and Chinese dragons .

There will also be exhibitions of martial arts (kung fu) and other disciplines as tai chi, which involves the management of energy in the body, as well as traditional Chinese dances and fashion shows of traditional Chinese costumes, among others.


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