16 THE QUEENS COURIER • FEBRUARY 10, 2022 FOR BREAKING NEWS VISIT WWW.QNS.COM
Flushing Lunar New Year parade marks grand return
BY JENNA BAGCAL
Th e annual Lunar New Year parade in
Flushing made a celebratory return on
Saturday, Feb. 5.
Elected offi cials, cultural groups and
community members marched down the
streets of Flushing in honor of the Year of
Th e 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 fi nal 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. “Th e 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
Photos by Adrian Childress
Flushing’s Lunar New Year Parade returned for this fi rst time in two years on Saturday, Feb. 5.