Chinese New Year celebration at NNU

Posted at 8:33 PM, Feb 02, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-03 16:47:41-05

NAMPA — Treasure Valley community members celebrated the Chinese New Year. The Idaho Chinese Organization put on the annual event with live performances by local artists featuring Chinese folk and pop songs, and a performance by Miss Idaho.

The president of the Idaho Chinese Organization says the whole community is welcome to the event.

"I just want to say happy new year so this year is our lunar peak year so year of pig so pig means something about wealthy, something about happiness, peaceful so we want bring this to all the Idaho people," said Yong Gao.

Tshe celebration is meant to embrace the long and rich Chinese history and heritage in Idaho.