Hmong Community Prepares to Celebrate New Year

Coppertop Church will be the place to be to celebrate Hmong culture Saturday

DULUTH, Minn. –  The people of the local Hmong community are getting ready for a celebration this Saturday.  The Hmong New Year celebration is happening on Saturday at the First United Methodist Church, also known as the Coppertop Church in Duluth.

It will be a celebration of Hmong culture with traditional music, clothing and of course, great food.

“Coming here to America, a lot of the culture has been disappearing. And it’s important to keep it alive and going,” volunteer Daisy Lor said.

The fun gets underway at 9 a.m. on Saturday, with a program at 11 a.m., and lunch to follow. Its free and open to the public.

 

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