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日期: 2012123 年初一(星期一) 11:00  

Date: January 23, 2012 | Monday | 11:00am

地點: 羅斯福公園  (格蘭街 & 科西街)

Location: Sara Roosevelt Park (Canal & Forsyth St.)  


13thAnnual Chinatown Lunar New Year's Day
Firecracker Ceremony

Theme: Chinatown, New York City

The 2012  Chinatown Lunar New Year’s Day Firecracker Ceremony will be incorporating a special theme into its programs. The inaugural theme is “ Chinatown, New York City,” which serves to emphasize the vital role that Chinatown plays in the diversity, culture and economy of the city.

Date: Monday, January 23, 2012

Time: 11AM – 3PM


Location: Sara Roosevelt Park (Intersection: Grand St, & Chrystie St.)


Transportation: Conveniently located in the heart of Chinatown, within walking distance from all major subways & buses and near Holland Tunnel, Brooklyn and Manhattan Bridges, and all out of town buses.



January 23rd marks the first day of the 2012 Lunar New Year, which will be kicked off with 600,000 rounds of colorful firecrackers, prepared by highly trained detonation specialists, a traditional Lunar New Year practice believed to scare away evil spirits. Expected attendees include local politicians, community leaders and dignitaries. After opening ceremonies, a dozen Lion, Dragon and Unicorn dance troupes will march down the main streets of Chinatown (Mott, Bowery, East Broadway, Bayard, Elizabeth, and Pell) to help ring in the New Year. A massive festival will be in the heart of Chinatown that will feature all-day cultural performances by traditional and contemporary Asian and Asian-American signers and dancers, along with food vendors and promotional booths.


Estimated Attendance: 200,000

      - B and D trains to Grand Street station
        - J and Z trains to Bowery Street station (walk 3 blocks to Grand Street and Forsyth Street)
        - F train to East Broadway station (walk 3 blocks to Hester Street and Forsyth Street)
        - N, Q, R & 6 trains to Canal Street station (walk 6 blocks to Hester Street and Forsyth Street)

      - M15 to Grand Street (walk 2 block to Forsyth Street)
        - M9 to Grand Street (walk 2 blocks to Forsyth Street)

        - M103 to Hester Street (walk 3 block to Forsyth Street) 
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