Karen community celebrates new year in Roseville

Dance and choir competitions were highlights of the January 4 Karen New Year Celebration in Roseville. The event also included a community resource fair, traditional foods and textiles, and a presentation on the Karen Community and their journey to Minnesota from Burma and Thailand. Choir competition included five different Karen Choir groups from St. Paul.

The New Year celebration was organized by leaders of the Karen Organization of Minnesota (KOM), the Karen Community of Minnesota (KCM), and the Karen Culture Organization of Minnesota (KCOM).

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Gotta Love Minnesota

Love these cultural celebrations.  One of the most delightful amenities of living here.