In the Chinatown, the Hague, Spring Festival is always a big event. This year is of no exception. Various celebration activities will take place in the Town Hall as well as in the streets on Feb. 13. Have a close look at the agenda:

13 February Town hall, Atrium

11:30-12.00 hrs. Opening ceremony with traditional Dragon- and Lions dance.

12.15-12.45 hrs. Varied performances of a.o. the Jiangsu Dance and Song Ensemble from China (folkloristic dance, face changing and acrobatics).

12.45 – 13.15 hrs. Defile of dragons and lions over a red carpet to Chinatown; Stadhuis, Spui, Wagenstraat, ,St. Jacobstraat,
Rabbijn Maarssenplein.

14.00 – 17.00 hrs. Varied performances of a.o. the Jiiangsu Dance and Song Ensemble from China, folkloristic dance, face changing, acrobatics
dance performance by Chinese children.

17.00 – 18.00 hrs Varied performance by Chinatown.

15.00 – 18.00 hrs Chinese culture market: o.a. facial make-up in line with Peking Opera, writing Chinese name etc.

13.00 – 17.00 hrs Defile with lion-dance and fireworks in Chinatown: start at the Gedempte Burgwal.
Q-parking next to the Bijenkorf

11.30 – 18.00 hrs. Art and culture market; workshops calligraphy, Chinese knots, art of cutting, weaving grasshoppers; beads-art, folding lucky-stars,
cross-stich (embroidery) etc.; Chinese market.

Chinese New Year Celebration 2010

Yes, it is almost the time to say goodbye to Bull and welcome Tiger! In the year of tiger, I wish everybody healthy and happy.

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