Hmong Cultural New Year Celebration, Inc. (HCNYC) is a non-profit organization that hosts the Hmong New Year annually from December 26 to January 1.  This week-long cultural celebration hosted at the Fresno Fairgrounds is the largest Hmong-American community event in the United States and in the world, attracting more than 120,000 patrons a year.

For thousands of years, the Hmong people have celebrated its most important cultural event, the Hmong New Year. This celebration provides a sense of identity and pride. Traditionally, this annual event celebrates the conclusion of the harvest season and marks the end of a year’s hard work, and serves as a Thanksgiving holiday.

The Hmong Cultural New Year Celebration (HCNYC) strives to be the difference-maker in the Hmong community. HCNYC pledges to enrich the Hmong American community by promoting education, fostering economic development projects, and preserving Hmong culture and traditional practices.

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