NYC's Chinatown celebrates Year of the Rabbit

February 6, 2011 3:27:02 PM PST
New York City is celebrating the Year of the Rabbit. A parade of lion dancers, marching bands and colorful floats made its way through the packed streets of Chinatown.

More than 5,000 people marched in the annual Lunar New Year parade on Sunday, with thousands more watching the festivities.

The Year of the Rabbit started on Thursday. People born in the Year of the Rabbit are said to be articulate, ambitious and friendly.