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Lunar New Year Celebrations (2024)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2024-02-09

Duration: 00:05:01

Subjects: Asian Americans | Lunar New Year


  • LeBlanc, Karen Host
  • Siu, Laura Interviewee
  • Do, Jay Interviewee
  • Nguyen, Van Interviewee


This segment from the February 9, 2024, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Karen LeBlanc’s report on the plans for the Lunar New Year celebrations held by the Asian-American communities in Baton Rouge. LeBlanc reports that 2024 is the Year of the Dragon. She interviews: Laura Siu, curator of the Night Market Baton Rouge; Jay Do, vice president of Southern Lotus; and Van Nguyen, owner of Boba Partea in Baton Rouge.