Chinese New Year in Albuquerque, NM

Chinese New Year in Albuquerque - Lion Dance

Chinese New Year in Albuquerque - Lion Dance

Celebrate the Chinese New Year in Albuquerque with traditional Oriental festivities at the Chinese Culture Center.

The revelry includes:

  • the Dance of the Dragon, with a 60-foot Chinese dragon operated by ten people
  • colorful ribbon and flag dances
  • adorable little girls dancing with fans
  • an expanded Lion Dance team
  • demonstrations of Tai Chi Chuan and Kung Fu fighting forms
  • exciting drumming and more!

Chinese New Year in Albuquerque - Dragon Parade

The Chinese Culture Center's free celebration draws hundreds of people, including prominent members of the Chinese-American community in New Mexico. The celebrations are conducted outside, rain or shine.

Photos on this page courtesy of Wen Wu

Where: The Chinese Culture Center and Lin's Martial Arts Academy at 427 Adams SE, Albuquerque, NM
(one block East of Washington, one block South of Zuni)
For more information: The Chinese Culture Center, 505-268-7023

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Jul 31, 2015
by: Nubia Romiz

The good things about being Chinese is that they are in every corner of the world. Whether it be people, products or their cuisines they have always been crowd pleasers and thus be happy if your one. You spread happiness and smiles.

Jan 25, 2012
by: TLQ

you were doing great jobs. I love that Dragon Dance. I hope you are continue what you are doing. I was born Asian, so I hope you will participate on our annual Festival that is Asian American Festival at the Civic Plaza in May 2012 as our Asian Day too.
Thanks and keep the good jobs,

Jun 28, 2011
NM 1st Lion Dance Showcase Fundraiser
by: Anonymous

Hey there guys, I just wanted to say you guys do an amazing Lion and Dragon dance performance. Although I heard you have declined the invitation. I would really like to see you perform at the NM Asian Family Center Fundraiser event. I hope you win NM Best Lion/Dragon dance team if you change your mind about being a part of a great fundraiser! Hope to see your team there!!!!!

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