The District celebrated the lunar new year with a parade and festival in Chinatown on Sunday.
Jan. 29, 2012The annual lunar new year parade and celebration takes place along H Street in Chinatown on Sunday. The event features Chinese dragon dances, live musical performances by high school marching bands and fireworks.Astrid Riecken/For The Washington Post
President Trump and first lady Melania Trump lit the National Christmas Tree for the first time. The program was hosted by television personality Kathie Lee Gifford and actor Dean Cain and featured performances by the Beach Boys, Jack Wagner, Wynonna Judd, Craig Campbell and others.