Jeremy Lai, 10, gets into his role as a lion. The festival was held at the Tucson Chinese Cultural Center at 1288 W. River Road and included activities such as folk dancing, kids games and martial arts. Cuisine from five areas of China also was available.
The Tucson Chinese Lion Dance Group works its way through the crowd during the Taste of China Festival. The festival marked the Chinese New Year, the Year of the Snake, a symbol of bounty and good luck.