Celebrate diversity

Celebrate diversity”2020 Vision – the dream continues” on Jan 19, 2020 was a celebration of the life and legacy of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. It was great to see so many people from different backgrounds come together to celebrate and appreciate diversity.

Howard County is a culturally diverse community. Thursday 1/23 was the Bushy Park Elementary School International Night, and they were representing 13 countries. The children were having so much fun learning about different cultures.

Saturday 1/25 was the Lunar New Year. 2020 is a Gold Rat year. The Rat is the leading animal of the Chinese Zodiac. Year of the Rat means wealth and fortune. Many countries celebrate Lunar New Year, including China, Korea, Vietnam, Laos Singapore, and many asian countries.Howard County Lunar New Year Celebration at the Mall of Columbia showcased wonderful performance from the Chinese community and Korean community: Lion dance, Taekwondon, Fan dance, Peacock dance, and many many more.