Narcissus Festival

Narcissus Festival

January or February
A celebration in Honolulu, Hawaii, to usher in the Chinese or Lunar New Year. There are a queen pageant and a coronation ball, Chinese cooking demonstrations, food booths, and arts and crafts exhibits. A parade features lion dances and fireworks. The first Narcissus Festival was held in 1950, narcissus blossoms being chosen as a symbol of hope that Chinese culture would have a renaissance in Hawaii.
CONTACTS:
Chinese Chamber of Commerce of Hawaii
70 N. King St., Ste. 202
Honolulu, HI 96817
808-533-3181; fax: 808-533-3184
www.chinesechamber.com
SOURCES:
BkFestHolWrld-1970, p. 26
GdUSFest-1984, p. 42
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