Chinese New Year or Spring Festival 2017 in Los Angeles is celebrated grandly including parade, lion dances, dragon dances, food, firecrackers and fireworks.
Introduction to Los Angeles
Los Angeles is the most populous city of state of California and 2nd most populous city of United States of America. It is considered to be the most populated and one of the most ethnically diverse counties in United States. The city of Los Angeles is nicknamed as City of Angles. It has been ranked in sixth Global city index and 9th Global economic power index. Los Angeles is subject to earthquakes as it lies under the Pacific Ring of fire.
The topographical features of city include mountains, hills, coastal lands, parks, Creek, bays and wetlands. Official tree of city is Coral Tree whereas official flower is the bird of paradise. The city experiences a subtropical Mediterranean climate with plenty of sunlight throughout the year. This city is known to be the creative capital of the world because one among six residents of Los Angeles is in creative industry. It is a home to many dancers, musicians, actors, film makers, writers and artists. The city has a total of 841 museums and galleries depicting the vast cultural heritage.
The city attracts tourists from all around the world. Some of the must visit places in Los Angeles include Hollywood Walk of Fame, TCL Chinese Theatre, Griffith Park, Griffith Observatory, La Brea Tar Pits, Santa Monica Pier, Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood sign, Maddam Tussauds Hollywood, Olvera Street, Los Angeles Zoo, Getty Villa, Santa Monica State Beach, Dodger Stadium and Cabrillo Marine Aquarium. Besides these, there are many places which attract children. These places include Disneyland, Walt Disney Concert Hall and Dolby theatre.
Chinese New Year Celebrations
Los Angeles celebrates the occasion of Chinese New Year in cultural way. One of the best events in Los Angeles is annual golden dragon parade. This event is open for public and is free for everyone. More than 100,000 people gather to celebrate this event. The parade proceeds from Hill Street and Ord Street to Cesar Chaves.
Chinese New Year festival in Chinatown of Los Angeles is an event where the Lunar New Year (not New Year Day on First of February) is welcomed with live music performances and dragon dances. This event is open for public and is a family event. Los Angeles Chinatown Firecracker is another event which is one of the longest running charity events in the region. This event is organized by volunteers from Chinese community.
Accommodations on CNY
Some of the most comfortable and affordable accommodations in Los Angeles are Los Angele Hotel, Millennium Biltmore Hotel Los Angeles, Omni Los Angeles Hotel, JW Marriott Hotel, The Westin Bonaventure Hotel and Suites Los Angeles, Hollywood Hotel and Sheraton Los Angeles Downtown Hotel.