Saturday, October 20

CaliSaigon Mall Celebrates the 2016 Lunar New Year

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Garland, TX (AsiaWorldMedia.com) – Cali Saigon Mall, Thuan Phat Supermarket and the DFW Asian American Community celebrate the 2016 Lunar New Year with lion dances and fireworks. Every year, Cali Saigon Mall, Thuan Phat Supermarket and the Asian community organized one of the largest Lunar New Year Celebration in Garland, TX.

AWMSaigonMall2Above photo. Dallas Asian American Community comes together to celebrate the 2016 Lunar New Year at Cali Saigon Mall Shopping Center in Garland, TX. Photo courtesy of Asia World Media

The festive celebration, hosted by Allyn Hoang, Steven Smith, Jackie Nguyen, and Bruce Jones, is very popular with North Texas Asian communities. Thousands of spectators came out and fill the parking lot with camera phones to snap pictures of the lions dancing around the fireworks to signal the beginning of the 2016 Lunar New Year.

Traditional games and cultural performances, included Bailey Dance Act, Chao-Phra-Ya Dallas Thai Classical Music, Indonesian Dance by Jacqueline and Jennifer Lopez, Integral Tai Chi demonstration, V Star Kid Show by Be Thien An, Maharlika Dancers, Mariachi Band from Grand Prairie and much more, entertained the huge crowds at the Cali Saigon Mall lobby. A colorful stage was setup in the middle of the lobby and surround by seats available for everyone to relax and enjoy varies shows and entertainment. Many selections of food vendors, like the fresh sugar cane drinks, demonstrate and display to the many customers lining up to trench their thirst or fill their belly.

AWMSaigonMallAbove photo. Bailey Dance Act performed at the 2016 Lunar New Year celebration in Garland, TX. Photo courtesy of Asia World Media

AWMCalisaigonmall6Photo above. Jackie Nguyen, Miss Asian American Pageant TX Queen 2015, take time to take a photo with one of the V Star Kid performer. Photo courtesy of Asia World Media

AWMCaliSaigonmall4Photo above. VanDella Menifee and Allyn Hoang, Morning News Anchor & Host on The CW Eye Opener, celebrate the 2016 Lunar New Year at Cali Saigon Mall. Photo courtesy of Asia World Media

AWMCalisaigon8Above photo. Attendance from the 2016 Luanr New Year celebration at Cali Saigon Mall in Garland, TX enjoyed some delicious Asian food. Photo courtesy of Asia World Media

AWMCalisaigon7Photo above. Jacqueline Lopez performed an Indonesian Dance at the 2016 Lunar New Year celebration in Garland, TX. Photo courtesy of Asia World Media

AWMCalisagonmall5Photo above. V Star Kid Show by Be Thien An performed at the 2016 Lunar New Year celebration in Garland, TX. Photo courtesy of Asia World Media

Cali Saigon Mall sure knows how to celebrate a successful Lunar New Year for 2016, Year of the Monkey!

Happy Lunar New Year, everyone!

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