Chinese New Year's celebration in Belgrano

1:50 PM Sandra Gutrejde 1 Comments

The Chinese New Year 4712 will be celebrated at the Chinese Quarter and Barrancas de Belgrano. On this occasion, to mark the start of the Year of Wooden Horse, a special two-day celebration will be held, on Saturday, February 1st, 2014, from 2 pm to 12 am, and Sunday, February 2nd, 2014, from 12 noon to 8 pm.

This is the most important celebration in the Chinese culture. More than 100 food and cultural stands distributed along Barrancas de Belgrano and the streets Arribeños and Mendoza will provide a festive, attractive and memorable environment for visitors. 

The mega event will be officially inaugurated on Saturday at 6 pm, with the traditional Dragon Dance and Lion Dance, followed by demonstrations of Oriental martial arts; Wushu Kung Fu; Tea Ceremony; Chinese calligraphy exhibition; Origami; Chinese Opera; as well as Tango Shows with live orchestra by the company of Esquina Carlos Gardel.

This year the Argentine Federation of Foreign Communities will also participate in the event, through the representatives of different communities residing in Argentina that will be presenting dance and music shows from different countries.

The closing of the mega event will be on Sunday 2, at 8 pm, with the presentation of an electronic pop show followed by a spectacular fireworks show.

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