The Chinese has greatly influenced the Filipino culture. Their contributions to the Filipino way of living is still evident today; from Cuisine, Religion and Language to name a few.
The Chinese New Year is celebrated with the Dragon Dance showcasing the Chinese customs and traditions, aswell as showing gratitude for the dragon itself.
This was in the market area in Manila where me and my mom used to sell tomatos and cabbages. This was the single most jubilant celebration I have ever been a part of.