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Hmong New Year celebration this weekend

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The Hmong New Year celebration in Wausau will be held on Saturday and Sunday.

The two day event will include food, dancing, and performances.

The celebration is expected to attract 5,000 people from the region.

Traditionally, the Hmong New Year marks the end of the rice harvest season, said Peter Yang, the executive director of the Hmong American Center. The New Year is the only Hmong holiday.

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