TIMESLEDGER | QNS.2 COM | FEB. 11 - FEB. 17, 2022
Flushing Lunar New
Year parade makes
grand return after
BY JENNA BAGCAL
The annual Lunar New Year parade in Flushing made a celebratory
return on Feb. 5.
Elected officials, cultural groups and community members
marched down the streets of Flushing in honor of the Year of
The parade marked the return of Flushing’s yearly tradition
since the onset of COVID-19 in 2020.
On Jan. 27, the Flushing Chinese Business Association
(FCBA), the Korean American Association of Queens and other
members of the 2022 Lunar New Year Parade Committee hosted
a final press conference prior to the parade’s return.
“Flushing is back!” said John Choe, executive director of the
Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce at the Jan. 27 press
conference. “The Year of the Tiger will symbolize the strength,
resilience and rebirth of our community as we emerge from the
ravages of COVID-19 and an epidemic of anti-Asian violence.”
Photos by Adrian Childress
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