2012-13 Milwaukee Hmong New Year

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by Richard Wanglue Vang

Milwaukee, WI — Thousands of Hmong participated in the 2012-13 Milwaukee Hmong New Year Celebration on December 8 and 9, 2012 at the Wisconsin Expo Center in West Allis, Wisconsin.

Shee Yee Community, Inc.,  in Milwaukee, Wisconsin was the fiscal agent for the 2012-13 Milwaukee Hmong New Year celebration.{sidebar id=1}

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NengChue Vang (one of General Vang’s son) with several special distinguishes guests were part of the opening ceremony on the first day of the event.

Two main attractions at the event were the Miss Wisconsin Hmong Pageant and the singing competition. There were eight Miss Hmong competitors that competed for the 2013 Miss Wisconsin Hmong title, and eight singers that competed for the 2013 Wisconsin Hmong best singer.

PaCha Vang (Paj Ntsa Vaj) from Milwaukee, Wisconsin won the 2013 Miss Wisconsin Hmong Pageant title, and ShuaSheng Thao from Minnesota won the 2013 Wisconsin Hmong best singer.

“The hardest part during the pageant competition was to answer the question…” said Pacha Vang, 2013 Miss Wisconsin Hmong.

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