Missouri News: Lunar New Year Celebration Takes Place at Missouri Capitol



JEFFERSON CITY, MO (STL.News) – Missouri Governor Mike Parson and First Lady Teresa Parson hosted a celebration of the Lunar New Year Monday evening outside the Governor’s Office at the Missouri State Capitol.

The evening featured a traditional lion dance by students from the St. Louis Chinese Language School, and a musical performance by students from the Columbia Chinese Language School.

A traditional Duì Lián, or couplet, was hung around the Governor’s Office doors, and Governor Parson and Lieutenant Governor Kehoe participated in hanging the final red square banner containing the Fú character, meaning good fortune or happiness, and used to express people’s good wishes and yearning for the future.

Continue reading Missouri News: Lunar New Year Celebration Takes Place at Missouri Capitol at STL.News.



Source link