Chinese New Year in Las Vegas - Chinatown Restaurant Kung Fu Welcomes Year of the Horse With Special Lion Dance Celebration

Chinatown Eatery in Las Vegas Starts Off Chinese New Year With Lion Dance

Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) January 29, 2014

The oldest and most authentic Chinese and Thai restaurant in Sin City is ringing in 2014 Lunar New Year with an Authentic Chinese Lion Dance. The traditional ceremony, which is to be performed by trained martial artist from The Lohan School of Shaolin, is staged to drive out evil in the home or business.

The first day of the Lunar Calendar, passionately known throughout the world as Chinese New Year, will be falling on Friday, January 31st, this year. The Horse will be entering the New Lunar Year this time around, based on the Chinese Astrological Zodiac animals. The celebration which traditionally lasts for the first fifteen days of the Lunar New Year, ending with the Chinese Lantern Festival, is the most important holiday of the year to the Chinese people.

The Chinese New Year Holiday is just as important to People of Chinese decent as Christmas is to Christians everywhere in the World. Certain tradition, Celebrations and custom are reminisce of Christmas. Giving gifts, returning home, factories and business closing, having a family gathering and meal are some of the same rituals Chinese and Christians have in common in their celebrations. As Christians celebrate a new life, in the birth of Christ, Chinese celebrate a new Lunar Year, and a start of a new harvest which coincides with the Lantern festival marking the end to the New Year celebrations.

The Chinese New Year in Las Vegas traditional Lion dance celebration, which is performed by students studying the Chinese martial art techniques of Kung Fu, which is pronounced “Gung Fu” in Cantonese, will be performed in Las Vegas Chinatown at Kung Fu Thai & Chinese Restaurant, located at 3505 South Valley View Boulevard., Las Vegas, NV 89103, on February 2, 2014 at the hour of 0300 PT, in the afternoon. Patrons, guest and the public are welcomed to witness the almost half hour performance. "We are very excited and honored to have the Lohan School of Shaolin perform for us," exclaimed Alan Wong General Manager of Kung Fu Restaurant.

Kung Fu Thai & Chinese Restaurant in Las Vegas Chinatown, which first opened in 1973 in downtown Las Vegas, on 3rd Street and Fremont, is open from 11:00am to 11:00pm for lunch and dinner every day of the year. In addition to dine in, the eatery offers every menu item for takeout, with a full time food delivery staff delivering meals throughout the valley up to a 5 mile radius, the restaurant will even cater any event. A full time bar along with Beer Wines and Cocktails are available for our patron’s convenience to enhance their Asian dining experience in Las Vegas. To review a complete menu of over 800 dishes from China and Thailand, web; Thai & Chinese Restaurant in Las Vegas, or visit us at 3505 S Valley View Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89103 U.S.A. The diner is located just a half mile to the West of the Wynn Resort, which is on the Las Vegas Strip, it is where the average entrée is $10.00, and is where most diners order and dine family style.


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Chinese New Year in Las Vegas Lion Dance at Kung Fu Thai & Chinese Restaurant in Chinatown

Chinese New Year in Las Vegas Lion Dance at Kung Fu Thai & Chinese Restaurant in Chinatown


2014 Chinese New Year in Las Vegas the year of the Horse

2014 Chinese New Year in Las Vegas the year of the Horse