Cheers for a Better Year

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Held on Feb 1, 2009, thousands of tourists and locals gathered in Manhattan's Chinatown to celebrate the 10th annual Lunar New Year parade, popping streamers along the way.

Confetti littered the streets

Confetti littered the streets

fireworks

Those streamer poppers cost $10 each! And everyone would dash to catch the parachutes that flew out of them

Those streamer poppers cost $10 each! And everyone would dash to catch the parachutes that flew out of them

I haven't seen this in 4 years.

I haven't seen this in 4 years.

A martial arts group showing their 'awesomeness'

A martial arts group showing their 'awesomeness'

small-lion

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2 Comments

Filed under Columbia University, Journalism, New York City, Photography

2 responses to “Cheers for a Better Year

  1. Guo Lu

    I love the second one and the little lion one! =D

  2. tedsaid

    Haha thanks! I thought the first one was probably the ‘best,’ but the confetti shots are nice too – very colorful 🙂

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