Chinese culture celebrated at new year event

February 13, 2011 4:04:05 PM PST
A Chinese New Year celebration took place at Navy Pier on Sunday.

There were musical and dance performances, as well as Chinese art and other cultural offerings.

The year's New Year is the year of the rabbit.

Chicago's Chinese Fine Arts Society put on the event.

It's part of their effort to increase awareness of Chinese culture here in the city.