Lunar New Year parade held in downtown Portland

(KPTV)

Music filled the streets of Chinatown in Portland on Sunday as many gathered to celebrate the Lunar New Year.

People joined in the "Dragon Dance Parade" through downtown. The event was hosted by the Portland Chinatown History Foundation.

Lots of fun and excitement in Chinatown as folks celebrate the Lunar New Year in #Portland pic.twitter.com/JpjZcKKMgv— John Hendricks (@JohnKPTV) January 29, 2017

The 1.5-mile parade included drummers, clowns, dancers, and of course the group's 100-foot-long dragon.

The celebration marks the Year of the Rooster.

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