Mexico has the Day of the Dead. Japan has the Bon Festival. In Chinese culture, people honor their ancestors during Qingming.
What began as an agrarian holiday for farmers to pray for rain is now an excuse to get a new hair do and feast on scallion pancakes, dumplings, and more.
Thanks so much to New York Magazine for including Pearl River in their incredible embodiment of wearable New York pride.
Of course none of the festivities would have happened with an incredible group of friends, partners, and collaborators, and YOU!
Thanks so much to journalist Lam Thuy Vo for her beautiful piece in Documented, NY a non-profit news site devoted solely to covering New York City’s immigrants and the policies that affect their lives.