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Mayor Goodman, Meadows School Students Mark Chinese New Year Today at Forum Shops

 

COLORFUL DRAGONS, LIONS AND TIGERS TO FILL
THE FORUM SHOPS AT CAESARS IN CELEBRATION OF
CHINESE NEW YEAR
 
Mayor Carolyn Goodman and Former Mayor Oscar Goodman to Attend
Meadows School Students’ 16th Annual Performance on Monday, Jan. 23
 
 
 

WHAT: To celebrate the first day of Chinese New Year and welcome the year of the Dragon, The Meadows School will perform the traditional dragon parade throughout The Forum Shops at Caesars. The cast of singers and dancers includes 120 Meadows students – 60 from kindergarten and 60 from fifth grade plus the school’s very special guests, founder and Mayor Carolyn Goodman and her husband former Mayor Oscar Goodman.

Led by seniors Tiffany Fong and Richard Lee who have previously participated in the parade at The Forum Shops when they were in kindergarten and fifth grade, Meadows students will perform a Chinese dragon parade featuring two large and colorful dragons (powered by students), red and gold costumes (Chinese colors of joy), and drums and firecrackers (to keep evil spirits away). As they wind their way through the premier retail destination, they will stop in front of the Fountain of the Gods to perform. This is the 16th year the school’s students have conducted a Chinese New Year performance at The Forum Shops.

WHO: Faculty from The Meadows School including;
Henry Chanin, Head of School; Sara Carlson, Director; Douglas Bowser, Music.
60 Kindergartners
60 Fifth Graders
Mayor Carolyn Goodman
Former Mayor Oscar Goodman
WHEN: Monday, Jan. 23 – Parade begins at approximately 10:00 a.m.
The parade takes place on the first day of the Chinese New Year and is considered a lucky day for merchants for it is the birthday for the Chinese god of wealth.

WHERE: The Forum Shops at Caesars
3500 Las Vegas Blvd. South

Performers will begin the parade near Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab, continuing throughout the entire shopping center and stopping for a primary performance at the Fountain of the Gods in front of Escada. Mayor Carolyn Goodman will make also make remarks at this time. The parade will then continue, ending at The Forum Shops lower valet area.

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