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Heritage Celebrations

Lunar New Year Reception

February 8, 2022

Mayor Eric Adams hosted Asian and Asian-American community members to celebrate Lunar New Year. An exciting Lion Dance was performed by NY Lotus Association and Michael Tongxin Li provided traditional Chinese calligraphy for guests.

Program Participants:

  • Chaplain Dr. Ingrid Lewis-Martin, Chief Advisor to the Mayor
  • Councilmember Sandra Ung
  • Winnie Greco, Special Advisor to the Mayor and Director of Asian Affairs
  • Lieutenant Terence Lau, FDNY (Honoree)
  • Pei Xia Chen, widow of Detective Wenjian Liu (Honoree)
  • Weitang Liu and Xiu Yan Li, parents of Detective Wenjian Liu (Honoree)
  • UA3, Inc. (Honoree)
  • Janice Yang, Director, Asian Outreach, Maimonides Medical Center (Honoree)
  • George Xu, President, New York Chinese Business Association (Honoree)



  • NY Lotus Association
  • Michael Tongxin Li, Traditional Chinese calligrapher

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