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Mandarin Oriental 2019 Chinese New Year Celebration

| March 7, 2019 | Parties

Boston’s business VIPs, Chinatown arts and community leaders, reps from the events and hospitality industry, and other Hub illuminati came together to kick off the Chinese New Year at the Five-Star Mandarin Oriental, Boston in the Back Bay on Feb. 7. The Year of the Earth Pig celebration featured a traditional lai see (fortune) tree, custom Chinese calligraphy for guests, and a lively Lion Dance.

The annual party also recognized the luxury hotel’s 10th anniversary in Boston, with remarks by Mandarin Oriental, Boston GM Philipp Knuepfer. Also on hand, world-renowned Chef Daniel Boulud, presenting a roasted suckling pig and other delicacies from the hotel’s Bar Boulud. Among the attendees: reporter Janet Wu; Boston Athletic Association big Tom Grilk; Saks Fifth Avenue Marketing Director Kathryn Green; Emerald Necklace Conservancy prez Karen Mauney-Brodek; Kwong Kow Chinese School Board Chair Theresa Tsoi; MFA Fashion Arts Curator Michelle Finamore; Mass. Office of Travel & Tourism boss Francois Nivaud; Ben and Tonya Mezrich; newly retired head of the GBCVB Pat Moscaritolo; real estate aficionado Michael Carucci; party planner extraordinaire Lynn Dale, and more.


Photography by: Person + Killian Photography