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February 12, 2017

BASIS Independent Fremont’s 2017 Lunar New Year Celebration!

All around the globe, more than a fifth of the world’s population celebrates IMG_2870.jpgLunar New Year, a public holiday in China, Hong Kong, Macau and nine other Asian countries.

At BASIS Independent Fremont, parents, teachers, students, and guests enjoyed a “great cultural experience for the entire family” with a Lion Dance, Magic Face Changer and magic show, traditional Chinese folk music, a Kung Fu performance, a Chinese folk dance, and a Lunar New Year fashion show.

“This event is significant in that it brings the community together as one,” IMG_2549.jpgsaid Helena Shen, 4th grade parent and organizer of the Lunar New Year celebration. “Silicon Valley is rich with diversity and this is a great opportunity to promote cultural awareness and share our traditions.”

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