Chinese New Year Barcelona
Chinese New Year 2018
Chinese New Year is celebrated not only in China, but all over the world! Barcelona is going to commemorate it on Saturday, February 17, the day when the year of the dog starts, according to the Chinese calendar. In keeping with the traditional Chinese calendar the coming year is 4715. The Chinese community has been organising this event for many years now, keeping alive their traditions and giving others a chance to join in with their New Year celebrations. For a perfect vacation, BCN Apartment Rentals offers you the best luxury apartments in the heart of Barcelona, with the best design, location, security and comfort.
A big parade will go around the streets of the neighborhood of Eixample, between the park of Estación del Norte and the Arco de Triunfo, as the main event of the Chinese New Year celebration in Barcelona. On February 17 the parade will bring together more than a thousand people from 36 Chinese and Catalan organisation, and will end with music and dance performances on a stage located at Arco de Triumfo, the final point of the parade.
The Chinese New Year parade will start at 11 am, throughout the day there’ll be music shows and culture and gastronomy fairs at Pg. Lluís Companys. From 1 pm, at Arco de Triunfo you can enjoy several shows, with demonstrations of martial arts and taichi, traditional dances and musical performances of Barcelona Coral Asia. You will see Chinese and Catalan Dragons, oriental lions, martial arts, dance, music, human towers, devils, giants and percussionists!
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