Gong Xi Fa Cai! Happy Lunar New Year!

D Leng Photography

No matter how you say it, it means Happy New Year!

Over the weekend my husband and I took our kids to the Seattle Center to celebrate the Lunar New Year.  This weekend they had the Tết Festival (Vietnamese Lunar New Year) and we had so much fun participating in this event.

The kids had such a good time taking in all the activities and understanding their culture.  My son Kaleb, who’s 5 years old and very inquisitive, was asking lots of questions and internalizing how this all relates to him.  I was glad to see him doing this, as it is very important to me that they understand their culture.

Below are some pictures from the festival.

Opening ceremony with fire crackers and dragon dance.  

Lots of fire crackers.My daughter thought the music and fire crackers were too loud.The kids watched the rest of the show…

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