Tag: Asian Lunar New Year Festival

Riverside rings in the Lunar New Year with a bang

Posted: Feb. 17, 2015 | Written by Luis Solis The sound of Taiko drums echoing through the streets, the smell of mouth-watering foreign food wafting through the air and the festive colorful decorations attracted people’s attention to the streets of Downtown Riverside on Jan. 31. The Asian Pacific Cultural Association hosted the Lunar Festival for

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Lunar festival livens downtown

LUIS SOLIS | PHOTO EDITOR Downtown Riverside was transform into a cultural experience known as the Asian Lunar New Year Festival on Jan. 25. The Lunar New Year is based on the Lunisolar Chinese calendar in many Asian cultures dates are indicated by both the moon phase and the time of the solar year. It begins on

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