Wai Fong Lee from the Swansea Chinese Community Centre said that celebrating Chinese New Year was important to "bring the Chinese community together, and other communities together too."
She told our reporter Nicola Hendy such events could help to "create harmony in society" here in Wales.
More top news
All this week we're looking at some of this year's winners from the Black History Month Youth Award.
Tonight's specially extended Wales This Week, looks back at the case of Gordon Anglesea, who was convicted of indecent assault last week.
The parents of Private Cheryl James who was found dead at Deepcut Barracks more than 20 years ago have been given a human rights award.