Xilin Lantern Festival

The Xilin Art Academy hosted their 10th annual Lantern Festival, celebrating Chinese heritage and history.

Traditional music, expressive dance and intricate costumes were just part of the entertainment for an eager audience at The Compass Church.

There were also special performances by musicians and dancers who traveled from China to take part in the celebration.

The Xilin Art Academy is part of the Xilin Asian Community Center, which has been serving the needs of the local Asian community since 2003.

The Lantern Festival marks the end of celebrations for Chinese New Year.

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