Chinese New Year (Or: Tomorrow in the city centre)

Tomorrow the city of The Hague and the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in the Netherlands will be hosting the Chinese New Year celebrations. 2017 is the year of the rooster!

Program at City Hall:

  • 11:00 Asian market at the atrium
  • 11:30 Dragon dancing and fireworks at the Spuiplein
  • 12:30 Opening ceremony and speeches at the atrium
  • 13:00 Chinese music and dance at the atrium
  • 18:00 End of program

Other areas of interest:

  • 11:00 Chinese New Year’s Market at both Rabijn Maarsenplein and the parking lot behind Bijenkorf
  • 13:00 Dragon and lion dance with fireworks at Chinatown (Gedempte Burgwal)
  • 13:00 Presentations at the JoHo centre on the Paviljoensgracht about Chinese culture and traveling within China
  • 18:00 End of program

 

Chinese New Year Den Haag 2013 dragon dancers 3

One of my photos from the 2013 Chinese New Year celebrations

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