The Hmong American Student Association (HASA) of Fresno City College held their 2nd Annual Hmong New Year on Saturday, November 15, 2014 at Fresno City College. The campus club, students, local vendors, and community members participated in the event by sharing information, volunteering, selling food, and performing. The event attracted over 200 guests from the community where they can learn about the Hmong culture and enjoy a full day of entertainment.
Attendees visited the food booths for sticky rice, sausage, and papaya, took free pictures at the photo booth, learned about the Hmong artifacts at the culture display booth, took part in the traditional ball toss, and watched the performances. The entertainment consisted of notable guest speakers, singers, dancers, poetry readers, a cultural fashion show, and live demonstrations of martial arts and the traditional Hmong top spin game.