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Southwest Airlines’ Float “Happy Year of the Ox”

Southwest Airlines welcomes an auspicious New Year as the Ox looks through the window to a celestial realm. The Ox stands with authority and wisdom, glittering in traditional Chinese papercut. The flourishing gold tree—adorned with blooming plum blossoms—represents perseverance and purity. Above the Ox, dreamlike clouds in traditional Chinese style represent good fortune and theContinue reading “Southwest Airlines’ Float “Happy Year of the Ox””

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Caesars Rewards’ 3D Digital Float “Health, Happiness and Prosperity to all in the New Year”

Gong Hei Fat Choy! The Caesars Rewards float presented here encompasses the geographic representations of the pristine Lake Tahoe Harrahs & Harveys, the abundance of hope at Las Vegas Caesars Palace, the perseverance of the Biggest Little City at THE ROW Reno and the beautiful sunny Southern California Harrahs at San Diego and Northern CaliforniaContinue reading “Caesars Rewards’ 3D Digital Float “Health, Happiness and Prosperity to all in the New Year””

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PG&E’s 3D Digital Float “Good Fortune to all in the New Year”

The PG&E float invites wealth and prosperity for the New Year with the golden Money God. An abundance of gold coins symbolizes good fortune for all. Traditional Chinese papercut blossoms surround the float to represent the coming of spring with this year’s celebratory Zodiac animal, the Ox, flanking each side. San Francisco’s Chinatown lamps lightContinue reading “PG&E’s 3D Digital Float “Good Fortune to all in the New Year””

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New Year Memories

New Year Memories by Falcon Lee Growing up in San Francisco in the 1950s, on rare occasions, parents would let kids entertain themselves outside the house. And, on a Chinese New Year weekend, my older brother and a couple of cousins would walk to Chinatown.  We would listen for sounds of drums and cymbals. We would walk toward that sound and asContinue reading “New Year Memories”

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New Central Subway Art Ring in Lunar New Year

By Sophia Scherr We are entering the year of the Ox, typically symbolizing hard work, positivity, and honesty. This year the SFMTA will continue the tradition of celebration with the virtual San Francisco Chinese New Year Parade  on February 20th at 6 pm on KTVU. Celebrating Lunar New Year and the San Francisco Chinese community hasContinue reading “New Central Subway Art Ring in Lunar New Year”

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Chinese New Year Parade: San Francisco Knows How to do it Right

Chinese New Year Parade: San Francisco Knows How to do it Right By Kathy Chin Leong; Photos by Dick Evans Every year Market Street is transformed into an elaborate staging area for the San Francisco Chinese New Year parade, believed to be the largest of its kind in the country.  Hours prior to the launch,Continue reading “Chinese New Year Parade: San Francisco Knows How to do it Right”

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