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CHINESE NEW YEAR IN SMITHFIELD (Dublin)

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.

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Taken on February 9, 2008