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Locals Celebrate Hmong New Year

December 16, 2017 08:17 PM

(ABC 6 News) -- It was a day of celebration for dozens of people in Rochester's Hmong community on Saturday.

The annual "Hmong New Year" celebration took place at RCTC's Heintz Center bringing the region's Hmong community together to celebrate their culture. Food, music, dance, games and other activities engaged event goers. 

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Organizers said they hope the event teaches kids about their culture and gives them a way to experience it, "It's good to (have a) day to remember that hey, this is what our Hmong culture celebrates, and we have traditional clothing that we wear during this time of the year. And any talents people have we usually show this time of year also as well."
 


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