在全美国的华人和亚裔欢庆农历新年之际,美国多地把目光盯住了中国游客。

在全美国的华人和亚裔欢庆农历新年之际,美国多地把目光盯住了中国游客。
美国加利福尼亚州和内华达州,即将迎来大量的中国游客,为了让中国游客在美国过个好年,加州、拉斯韦加斯和洛杉矶的比弗利山庄等地的旅游机构将分别举办千人过年晚会,一些活动内容,甚至要申请吉尼斯世界纪录。

  举办千人过大年晚会

  据悉,2012年元旦刚过,中国游客潮就开始涌动。美国加利福尼亚州和内华达州即将迎来大量的中国游客,为了让中国游客在美国过个好年,加州、拉斯韦加斯和洛杉矶的比弗利山庄等地的旅游机构将分别举办千人过大年晚会,一些活动内容将申请吉尼斯世界纪录。

  加州旅游局准备在1月20日至29日,在迪斯尼乐园举办中国游客加州庆龙年新春活动,旅游业者预估:今年利用春节假期来洛杉矶和拉斯韦加斯等旅游点过年的中国游客,相比去年,增加2-3成,总人数达6万左右,业界已经出现了旅游车、团位和导游团短缺的景象,纽约的唐人街等地,开始张灯结彩准备迎接春节的到来。纽约的主要旅游景点中国游客的身影,处处可见。

  为了提高服务质量,美国许多旅游景点增加中文的标志和中文的小册子,增加会讲中文的导游数量,还有些高级饭店已经开始为中国游客提供油条、豆浆、稀饭、面条等中国人爱吃的早餐。

美国财政部发行的龙年“吉利钱”,为历年来发行量最多的一次。

  提前发行龙年“吉利钱”

  美国财政部造币和印钞局,去年发行了中国农历龙年“吉利钱”,提前向全球华人恭贺新禧。“吉利钱”是美国政府目前唯一针对特定族裔发行的货币产品,由于限量发行,每年,一经推出,便被华人抢购一空。美国财政部官员表示,由于历年的“吉利钱”都供不应求,今年,将推出108,888套龙年“吉利钱”,为历年来-发行量最多的一次。

  美国财政部财务长罗西·里奥斯表示,龙在十二生肖中,是最引人注目的文化象征符号,它在亚裔社区中,代表着吉祥好运。蛇年出生的里奥斯,一直自称自己是“小龙”,而且,有一个属“龙”的女儿,她希望龙的美好寓意,能在农历新年带给人们兴旺繁荣。

  2012年龙年“吉利钱”红色护套封面上,印着一条烫金的“金龙”,其盘旋的形状,像中文的“福”字,旁边,写着中,英文的“吉利钱”字样,“金龙出海喜迎春,妙笔生辉福盈门”;内页有一张未流通的1美元纸币,序列号以“8888”开头,这组数字,在许多华人眼中,是好运兴旺的象征。纸币的上方,有一条彩绘的“五彩蛟龙”,以及对12生肖文化、龙,和数字“8”的吉祥寓意等内容的英文介绍。从2002年始,该局开始发行中国十二生肖吉利钱。“吉利钱”编号以“8”开头,作为惯例和特色,延续至今。

年初一发行龙年生肖邮票

  美国邮政总局定于1月23日(农历大年初一)发行龙年生肖邮票,首发仪式将在旧金山中国城内举办。设立于洛杉矶的中美集邮中心,将在同日,发行庆祝农历新年首日封。

  今年的这枚“龙票”,由居住在纽约的华裔艺术家麦锦鸿,根据舞龙的照片绘制设计。画面中,背衬着蓝天、色彩斑斓的巨龙龙首神采飞扬,气宇轩昂,似乎在兴奋地向世界宣告龙年的到来。画面左侧,是由居住在夏威夷的华裔艺术家李健文,当年为第一轮发行的龙年生肖邮票设计的金色剪纸龙,和中文草书“龙”字。这张龙年邮票用欢快的舞龙画面,来庆祝农历新年,整张邮票洋溢着热烈欢腾的节庆气氛,激励着人们奋发向上的精神。

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In the United States and Asian celebrate the Lunar Chinese New Year, the United States to put more eyes on the Chinese tourists.
And Nevada, California, USA, will usher in a large number of Chinese tourists, in order to allow Chinese tourists have a good year in the United States, California, Las Vegas and Los Angeles, Beverly Hills and other places of tourist agencies will host thousands of New Year party, a number of activities, even for the Guinness Book of World Records.

A celebration party held in thousands

It is reported that in 2012 just after New Year’s Day, Chinese tourists tide began to surge. California and Nevada, the United States is about to usher in a large number of Chinese tourists, in order to allow Chinese tourists have a good year in the United States, California, Las Vegas and Los Angeles, Beverly Hills and other places of tourist agencies will host thousands of people over Danian evening, some activities will apply for the Guinness Book of World Records.

California Tourism Bureau prepared 20 to 29 January, held at Disneyland in California Chinese tourists celebrate Year of the Dragon Chinese New Year activities, tourism, forecast that: the use of the Spring Festival holiday this year to Los Angeles and Las Vegas and other tourist spots in the New Year Chinese tourists , compared to last year, increase by 2-3 percent, the total number of 60,000 or so, the industry there have been coaches, guided tours and group bit short scene, New York’s Chinatown and other places, decorated began preparing for the arrival of the Spring Festival. New York’s main tourist attractions of the figure of Chinese tourists, everywhere.

In order to improve service quality, increase the number of U.S. tourist attractions of the Chinese signs and Chinese brochures, will increase the number of Chinese-speaking tour guide, and some fine restaurants for Chinese tourists have started to provide fritters, soy milk, rice, noodles and other Chinese people’s favorite breakfast.

U.S. Treasury of the Dragon “lucky money”, as one of the largest circulation over the years.

Early release of the Dragon “lucky money”

United States Mint and the Treasury Bureau of printing, released last year, Chinese New Year of the Dragon “lucky money” in advance to the global Huaren Gong Happy New Year. “Lucky money” is the U.S. government is the only currency issued for specific ethnic products, due to limited edition, each year, once introduced, will be sold out by the Chinese. U.S. Treasury officials said that as the calendar year of the “lucky money” are in short supply this year, will launch 108,888 sets of the Dragon “lucky money” for over the years – once the largest circulation.

U.S. Treasury chief financial officer, said Rossi Rios, Long in the zodiac, is the most striking cultural symbols, it is in the Asian community, representing good luck good luck. Snake-born Rios, has been claiming they are “dragons”, and there is a case of “dragon” daughter, her beautiful dragon symbolizes hope, can bring people a prosperous New Year.

2012 Year of the Dragon “lucky money” on the cover of a red jacket, printed with a bronzing of the “dragon”, the spiral shape, like the Chinese “Fu”, beside, written in English “lucky money” the words “Spring Festival Golden Dragon sea, wonderful pen brilliance Fu door”; inside pages have a uncirculated $ 1 bills, the serial number to “8888” at the beginning, this set of figures, in the eyes of many Chinese, is a symbol of good luck prosperity . Notes above, there is a painting of the “colorful dragon”, and the 12 zodiac culture, the dragon, and the number “8” auspicious meanings, etc. in English introduced. From the beginning of 2002, the Bureau began to release the Chinese zodiac lucky money. “Lucky money” number to “8” at the beginning, as the practices and characteristics, continues to this day.

New Year’s Day Issue stamps Year of the Dragon

United States Postal Service is scheduled for January 23 (Lunar New Year) Year of the Dragon stamps issued, launching ceremony will be held in the Chinese city of San Francisco. The establishment of Sino-American Philatelic Center in Los Angeles, will be on the same day, first day covers issued to celebrate the Lunar New Year.

While this year’s “Long-vote”, by Chinese artist living in New York, Mak Kam Hung, drawn according to the photo dragon design. Screen, the back set off by blue sky, colorful dragon dragon head high spirits, imposing, seemed excitedly declared to the world the arrival of Year of the Dragon. Picture on the left, is of Chinese descent living in Hawaii, artists LI Jian-wen, when for the first round of the release of the Dragon stamps paper-cut gold dragon design, and cursive Chinese “dragon” is used. Year of the Dragon This dragon stamp with cheerful pictures, to celebrate the Lunar New Year stamp filled with a warm whole joy of the festive atmosphere, encouraging people enthusiastic spirit.

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