CHINESE NEW YEAR IN SMITHFIELD (Dublin)

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    Smithfield Chinese Carnival - Chinese New Year Festival 2008
    Smithfield Square 12 noon – 7 pm daily
    The Year of the Rat: Celebrating New Beginnings.

    Bedecked with Chinese arches, lanterns and lights, Smithfield becomes the venue for Dublin Chinese New Year Carnival, and a new era in the Chinese calendar commences. This is an inclusive event that celebrates Chinese culture and takes place from Saturday, February 9th to Monday 11th bringing life and visual drama to Smithfield Square.

    Chinese performers will take to the stage throughout the three days. Dragon and lion dances, traditional and modern Chinese music and dance, martial arts, Chinese cookery demonstrations and Chinese fashion will be showcased throughout the three days introducing and reacquainting audiences with Chinese culture.

    Smithfield Chinese Carnival - Chinese New Year Festival 2008
    Smithfield Square 12 noon – 7 pm daily
    The Year of the Rat: Celebrating New Beginnings.

    Bedecked with Chinese arches, lanterns and lights, Smithfield becomes the venue for Dublin Chinese New Year Carnival, and a new era in the Chinese calendar commences. This is an inclusive event that celebrates Chinese culture and takes place from Saturday, February 9th to Monday 11th bringing life and visual drama to Smithfield Square.

    Chinese performers will take to the stage throughout the three days. Dragon and lion dances, traditional and modern Chinese music and dance, martial arts, Chinese cookery demonstrations and Chinese fashion will be showcased throughout the three days introducing and reacquainting audiences with Chinese culture.

    seeklake, St.Stello, jamaica byles, and 4 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. whykay 97 months ago | reply

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    3. infomatique 52 months ago | reply

      Today the BBC used this photograph.

    4. irishjaunt 50 months ago | reply

      Love this picture! We used in in our Chinese New Year 2012 piece, "Celtic dragon".
      bit.ly/Agnlx2 Thank you for taking such wonderful pictures and making them available through CC licensing.

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