The Morgan Center Ball Room was filled to capacity Saturday night with festivities marking The Year of the Ox. A festive atmosphere fueled by vibrant colors and pageantry highlighted the joyous Korean New Year celebration.
The Clarksville Korean American Association hosted a marvel of song, dance and martial arts display that married quite elegantly with the evening’s delightful exotic cuisine.
Local officials, including both the county and city mayors, Senator Tim Barnes, Rep. Joe Pitts and Rep. Curtis Johnson, County Sheriff Norman Lewis, several city council representatives and attorney Kevin Kennedy joined dignitaries from the Korean Associations and Korean Vice-Consulate General Hee Chul Lee to partake of the evening’s festivities. What follows is a pictorial chronicle of the celebration.