A fun and festive Lunar New Year celebration took place at the Lake Merritt BART Station Plaza in Oakland, Calif., on Thursday. Alameda County, BART and the Asian Community Collaborative joined together to host a celebration of Asian-Pacific Islander culture. The event included music, dancing, a Kung Fu exhibition, BART police K-9 demonstration and refreshments. A Korean choir and Mongolian dancers dressed in colorful traditional costumes during their performances, and Mayor Jean Quan and Alameda County District 5 Supervisor Keith Carson spoke.


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