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City Hall celebrates Chinese New Year

 

Mayor Hales speaksFriday, January 31, 2014, saw the entrance of the Year of the Horse. City Hall celebrated New Year’s Day with a delegation of Chinese and Chinese-American guests.

Friday marked the beginning of Lunar Year 4712, the Year of the Horse.

On hand for the event were students from students from Shenzhen City, Guangdong Province, China. 

Other guests included Cathy Chinn, president of Portland’s Suzhou Sister City organization; Yi Xianrong, deputy consul from China; former City Council member Jim Francesconi, and State Rep. Jeff Barker of Aloha.

 'Lions' roam City Hall.