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Celebrate Chinese New Year, the year of the horse

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It’s the longest celebration in the Chinese calendar, and for 2014 it’s the year of the horse. Lisa Mateo was live at the Holiday Inn Express Stony Brook in South Setauket with a closer look into the celebration.

Performances included professional Chinese folklore singer, Arthur Lai, children from the Shaolin Kung Fu Studios in Rocky Point, NY (, a Lion Dance from Rik Kellerman’s Ten Tigers Kung-Fu Academy, Huntington, NY (, dancers from Chinese Center on Long Island, Inc., West Hempstead, NY (, and help from the Suffolk County Asian-American Advisory Board (

The Holiday Inn Express Stony Brook is hosting their annual Chinese New Year celebration Thursday, February 6th at 6 pm. 3131 Nesconset Hwy, South Setauket NY 11720 (


  • Kelli

    What a great time the kids had yesterday celebrating the Chinese New Year. They are so proud of their Kung Fu school—-and dedicated. And it showed yesterday. Lisa Mateo, please come out to Rocky Point to visit the kids and their teacher Sisuk Ed to see what other classes he offers for children and women.

    • Tina Singer

      Thank you again Kelli and all of the parents of the Rocky Point kids – so young and so dedicated. Wouldn't have happened without all of you parents, thanks again

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