To celebrate Chinese New Year with the people of Luxembourg and ring in the Year of the Rat in style, the Confucius Institute at the University of Luxembourg is organising a Chinese New Year extravaganza in the centre of Luxembourg City on Saturday 18 January 2020. There will be a series of stands and fun activities, together with a spectacular Chinese dragon and lion dance and parade through the city centre.
Chinese New Year Stands and Activities
A variety of stands demonstrating traditional Chinese arts and pastimes will be set up on the Place d’Armes. Come along and try your hand at Chinese calligraphy, tai chi, Chinese paper cutting and a host of other activities. Save the date and bring your friends along to share this unique Chinese experience! A selection of culinary specialities, including traditional Chinese New Year dumplings, will also be served – a guaranteed treat for the taste buds.
Date and time: Saturday 18 January 2020, from 13:30 to 16:30
Place: Place d’Armes
Chinese Dragon & Lion Dance and Parade
For the second year, the traditional dragon and lion dance will be performed by the AFDDLC troupe from Paris. After the parade through the streets around the Place d’Armes, the spectacle will culminate in a traditional dance show on the Place d’Armes. The performance will start at 14:30.
Date and time: Saturday 18 January 2020, from 14:30
Place: on and around the Place d’Armes
All these activities are free of charge and everyone is welcome.
Come along and experience the magic of Chinese New Year!
Event organised in partnership with the Union Commerciale de la Ville de Luxembourg.