In January 1, 2018, the 129th American rose parade float was held in Pasadena, a famous city in California.
The celebrated American rose Car Parade has been in the history of over 100 years. It is also known as the new year countdown of New York Times Square. It is one of the largest and most popular New Year celebrations in the United States.
The March this year’s theme is “Making a Difference (do)”, according to the government of Pasadena introduced the meaning of this theme is to people “unrequited, unselfish, generous and kind way to help each other” spirit and behavior tribute, because these behaviors are a source of inspiration, hope, joy and positive energy.
Gary Sinise, an actor who plays Lt. Dan Taylor in Forrest Gump, serves as the ritual officer of the parade. The rock and Roll Hall of fame Earth Wind and Fire is performed on a flower car.
A fish leaping over the Dragon Gate floats won this year’s Grand Slam award “. This floats is inspired by Chinese Folktales to express people’s belief in perseverance and to surpass adversity and realize their dreams.