Viet New Year festivities at churches

The Vietnamese Community of the Archdiocese of New Orleans is celebrating TET/Lunar New Year festivals for the 2019 “Year of the Pig.”

Activities are planned at three Vietnamese Catholic churches in the archdiocese, including exotic food; exciting games; bands playing jazz, country and modern music; live evening shows highlighting famous Vietnamese singers; modern and traditional dance performances and more. Parking and admission are free.

The schedule includes:

  • St. Joseph Church, 6450 Kathy Court, New Orleans: Jan. 19 and 20, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.; contact Van Pham, 453-9015.
  • St. Agnes Le Thi Thanh, 6851 St. Le Thi Thanh, Marrero: Jan. 25, 6 to 10:30 p.m.; Jan. 26, noon to 11 p.m.; and Jan. 27, 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.; contact Michael Dang, 982-6315.
  • Mary Queen of Vietnam, 14001 Dwyer Blvd., New Orleans: Feb. 10, 6 to 11 p.m.; Feb. 11, 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Feb. 12, 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.; contact, Mr. Tho, 317-4595.

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