STUDIO CITY (CBSLA.com) — More than 125,000 people are expected to attend this weekend’s annual Chinese New Year Festival in Los Angeles’ Chinatown.
The celebration — one of the oldest in the nation — is being held from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday in Chinatown’s Central Plaza and West Plaza on North Broadway.READ MORE: Actress Tawny Kitaen Dies At 59; Starred In MTV Videos, `Bachelor Party'
Shirley Xiang appeared on KCAL9 News on Sunday morning to discuss a world record attempt for the number of pieces of paper to create the final piece – a snake sculpture.READ MORE: Orange County Reaches 5,000 COVID-19 Death Milestone
Xiang explains the year of the snake is significant in Asian tradition as it marks change and is filled with contemplation and reflection.MORE NEWS: SoFi Stadium Looking To Fill More Than 3,000 Part-Time Positions With Job Fairs Being Held This Month
For more information, visit Chinatown LA online.