Dancing in the new year

Namgyal Lhamo, center, a kindergarten student, and other students perform a traditional Tibetan dance during a Lunar New Year event on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019, at Mohegan Elementary School.  The school celebrated the holiday with students participating in a Chinese dragon parade and Tibetan dancing. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)
Namgyal Lhamo, center, a kindergarten student, and other students perform a traditional Tibetan dance during a Lunar New Year event on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019, at Mohegan Elementary School. The school celebrated the holiday with students participating in a Chinese dragon parade and Tibetan dancing. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

Namgyal Lhamo, center, a kindergarten student, and other students perform a traditional Tibetan dance during a Lunar New Year event Thursday at Mohegan Elementary School.

The school celebrated the holiday with students participating in a Chinese dragon parade and Tibetan dancing.

Jamyang Goupo, a preschool student, puts on a robe with some help from Phuntsok Rigsang before a Lunar New Year event on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019, at Mohegan Elementary School. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)
Jamyang Goupo, a preschool student, puts on a robe with some help from Phuntsok Rigsang before a Lunar New Year event on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019, at Mohegan Elementary School. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)
Parents, in traditional Tibetan dress, take photos during a Lunar New Year event on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019, at Mohegan Elementary School.  (Sarah Gordon/The Day)
Parents, in traditional Tibetan dress, take photos during a Lunar New Year event on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019, at Mohegan Elementary School. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)
Namgyal Lhamo, left, a kindergarten student, gets a hug from first-grader Tenzin Lhamo before a Lunar New Year event on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019, at Mohegan Elementary School.  (Sarah Gordon/The Day)
Namgyal Lhamo, left, a kindergarten student, gets a hug from first-grader Tenzin Lhamo before a Lunar New Year event on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019, at Mohegan Elementary School. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)
Fifth-graders Tyler Chen, left, and Alex Li carry a dragon during a Lunar New Year event on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019, at Mohegan Elementary School.  (Sarah Gordon/The Day)
Fifth-graders Tyler Chen, left, and Alex Li carry a dragon during a Lunar New Year event on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019, at Mohegan Elementary School. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)
First-grader Tenzin Lhamo and other students perform a traditional Tibetan dance during a Lunar New Year event on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019, at Mohegan Elementary School.  (Sarah Gordon/The Day)
First-grader Tenzin Lhamo and other students perform a traditional Tibetan dance during a Lunar New Year event on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019, at Mohegan Elementary School. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)
Kalsang Choe Tso, right, kisses her daughter Namgyal Lhamo, a kindergarten student, after a Lunar New Year event on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019, at Mohegan Elementary School.  (Sarah Gordon/The Day)
Kalsang Choe Tso, right, kisses her daughter Namgyal Lhamo, a kindergarten student, after a Lunar New Year event on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019, at Mohegan Elementary School. (Sarah Gordon/The Day)

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