Lion dancing is one heck of a workout, as the members of Gund Kwok can attest. Meaning “heroine” in Chinese, the Asian women’s lion dance and dragon dance group is only one of its kind in the United States.
The Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center celebrated the Year of the Snake at its Chinese New Year Banquet on March 1 at Empire Garden.
At Mayor Thomas Menino’s International Celebration, children of all ages enjoyed games, performances and educational talks from Boston’s culturally diverse community organizations. Hosted by the Boston Parks and Recreation Department and the Mayor’s Office of New Bostonians, the event was held at the Franklin Park Golf Clubhouse on Saturday, Dec. 15.