[Lexington Minuteman] Lexington to ring in Year of the Pig with largest Lunar New Year celebration yet

On Feb. 5, people across the world will celebrate the Chinese or Lunar New Year. This year is the Year of the Pig, which, according to the Chinese Zodiac, symbolizes people who enjoy life and love entertainment. Therefore, it’s only fitting that this year’s Lunar New Year Celebration in Lexington will be the town’s biggest in years.

“This year, in terms of the performances, is probably going to be the grandest” said Hua Wang, a member of the Chinese American Association of Lexington.

CAAL has been organizing the town’s Lunar New Year celebration for the past 36 years. Normally, the event has been a sit-down dinner, with performances scheduled around the meal. This year, though, will be completely centered around the performances. [Read full report]