All posts tagged "Lunar New Year"

  • LAPD, sebae
    To protect and sebae: LAPD captain visits Koreatown’s Lunar New Year event

    (PHOTO NEWS) — Captain Vito Palazzolo, right, and Lieutenant Timothy Nordquist, front, from the Los Angeles Police Department participate in a Korean traditional event for the Lunar New Year – sebae (Deep traditional bow) – staged at...

    • Posted February 9, 2016
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  • Americana at Brand readied itself for a Lunar New Year celebration Sunday. (Tae Hong/Korea Times)
    NYC designates Lunar New Year as public school holiday

    By The Korea Times New York staff Lunar New Year is officially a New York City public school holiday. According to the mayor’s office, Mayor Bill de Blasio will hold a press conference with the announcement, to...

    • Posted June 23, 2015
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  • (Courtesy of Mary F. Calvert for the Washington Post)
    [WaPo] Md. First Lady Yumi Hogan serves her own kimchi at Lunar New Year celebration

      Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R) and his wife Yumi hosted more than 200 people from the Asian community Thursday night at the governor’s mansion to celebrate the Lunar New Year. It was not the...

    • Posted March 2, 2015
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  • The 2015 Lunar New Year Parade in Flushing, N.Y., Saturday
    NY celebrates Lunar New Year

    By the Korea Times New York staff New Yorkers celebrated the Lunar New Year with a parade in Flushing, N.Y., Saturday. About 60 Korean Amerian organizations came out in celebration of the new year, with five floats...

    • Posted February 23, 2015
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    Korean children cash in on Seollal

    By Lee Ji-hye Lunar New Year can be lucrative for children. Many children visit their grandparents on this national holiday dressed in Hanboks, or Korean traditional dresses, and give a full bow, or “sebae,” where they sit...

    • Posted February 18, 2015
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  • In this image made on Monday, Feb. 16, 2015 from an interactive graphic from Baidu, the Chinese Internet portal, lines tracing the trips of individual travelers provide a "heat map" of the massive migration home from the big cities ahead of China's Lunar New Year. The interactive graphic shows the brightest spokes emanating from eastern employment hubs Beijing, Shanghai and the southern nexus of Shenzhen, Guangzhou and Dongguan. The lines are drawn from the locations of smartphones. (AP Photo/Baidu)
    ‘Heat map’ captures massive Chinese New Year migration

    BEIJING (AP) — This map of China’s Lunar New Year travel tells a story of massive migration home from the big city. The interactive, updating graphic posted online by the Chinese Internet portal Baidu shows a “heat...

    • Posted February 17, 2015
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  • Americana at Brand readied itself for a Lunar New Year celebration Sunday. (Tae Hong/Korea Times)
    Lunar New Year festivities light up Americana at Brand

    By Tae Hong Lunar New Year festivities kicked off at Americana at Brand Sunday as a crowd joined lions and dragons in scaring away bad luck. Commonly called Chinese New Year in the U.S., the day —...

    • Posted February 17, 2015
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