Viet-AID, a non-profit organization in the Fields Corner section of Dorchester will host its annual TET-Lunar New Year Celebration at 42 Charles Street, Dorchester on February 16, 2014 from 11pm-3pm, to welcome the Year of the Horse! In Vietnamese culture, horse represents courage, loyalty, power, independent, and giving; and this year, is also Viet-AID's 20th Anniversary! Please invite your friends and families to welcome this special year with Viet-AID. There is no admission fee and donations are appreciated.
Lunar New Year Days are celebrated as a family affair, a time of reunion and thanksgiving. This year, we are greatly honored to have our Mayor Marty Walsh to attend our celebration. Other elected officials, civic leaders and more than 300 Dorchester residents are expected to partake in this celebration. Please come join Viet-AID to celebrate the New Year as a great community. The event will have firecrackers, lion dance, traditional Vietnamese tree decorations, performances, games, delicious foods and drinks.
The celebration will be held on
Sunday, February 16th, 2014
At Vietnamese American Community Center
42 Charles Street, Dorchester, MA 02122
Sponsor and Volunteer
Special thanks to United Health Care, Neighborhood Health Plan, HNN Law,
Greater Boston Citizenship Initiative and others for supporting Viet-AID
Lunar New Year Celebration.
Founded in 1994, Viet-AID is the first and only grassroots community
development corporation in the U.S. founded and operated by Vietnamese
refugees and immigrants. Located in Boston's Fields Corner-Dorchester
neighborhood, Viet-AID's mission is to build a strong, contributing
Vietnamese-American community in Boston. For twenty years, Viet-AID has
worked with mainstream organizations and residents to improve the lives of
hundreds of Vietnamese immigrants and refugees; increase their participation
in civic life; revitalize the once blighted Fields Corner residential area;
and contribute to the economic vitality of the neighborhood. To learn more
about Viet-AID please visit http://www.vietaid.org .