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Lion dancer makes impact on Chinese Lunar New Year tradition

Clip: 01/25/2020 | 1m 50s Video has closed captioning.

People around the world on Saturday celebrated the start of the Chinese Lunar New Year, marking the first day of the Year of the Rat, with many celebrations including the traditional "lion dance" to usher in good luck and fortune. In New York City, one young dancer shows how that age-old tradition is being reinvented.

Aired: 01/25/20

Rating: NR

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