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Hmong New Year celebration


WAUSAU (WAOW)--A Hmong cultural event takes place in Wausau area this weekend.

The Hmong New Year celebration is set for Saturday and Sunday at the Greenheck Fieldhouse in Weston.

The event is an annual tradition, normally held at or near the end of the harvest season. Wausau Area Hmong Mutual Association leader Peter Yang says, "It is a chance for families and friends to gather, and celebrate the past year and look forward to the next year."

The event is open to the public and usually draws thousands of people.

It includes food, dance and music.

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