Camellia celebrates Lunar New Year with lion dancers and more
Camellia Basic Elementary School celebrated the Year of the Horse with its sixth annual Lunar New Year parade on February 7.
The event opened with a professional lion dance performance from Eastern Ways, followed by a school-wide procession that highlighted students dressed in their native costumes, student lion dancers, pin wheelers, ribbon dancers, banners, lanterns, dragons, Sacramento Mounted Police and a New Year Queen.
Students also marched holding a variety of signs while others played musical instruments.
More than 200 parents, community members, former students and district personnel enjoyed the festivities.