To celebrate Chinese New Year with the people of Luxembourg and ring in the Year of the Pig in style, the Confucius Institute at the University of Luxembourg is organising a Chinese New Year extravaganza in the centre of Luxembourg City on 26 January 2019. 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: 26 January 2019, from 13:00 to 16:00
Place: Place d’Armes
Chinese Dragon & Lion Dance and Parade
A dragon and lion dance will be performed by the internationally renowned AFDDLC troupe from Paris. After a 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: 26 January 2019, 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!
On 27 January 2019, the Confucius Institute is also pleased to welcome the Traditional Orchestra of Fudan University for its Chinese New Year concert, which will take place at the Tramsschapp Cultural Centre in Limpertsberg. More than 20 experienced musicians will bring Luxembourg City to life with the magical sounds of China!