Five ways to celebrate Chinese New year in new York

Five ways to celebrate Chinese New year in new York

Holidays not much happens, isn’t it? February will officially open the year of the Dog according to the traditional Chinese calendar. This year the festive events will start with 16 Feb. In new York, the celebration always takes place at full speed, engaging in joyful action all areas of the city. We will tell you about the most vivid events that are, without a doubt, will help you diversify cultural leisure and good fun.

Five ways to celebrate Chinese New year in new York
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Christmas crackers ceremony and cultural festival

When: Friday,February 16, from 11:00
Where Park, Sara D. Roosevelt Park at Grand and Chrystie streets, Lower East Side

On the first day of the Chinese New year will be a Grand celebration in the heart of Chinatown, the main highlight will be the fireworks and firecrackers. Also here you can try traditional Chinese food and watch the colorful performances.

Five ways to celebrate Chinese New year in new York
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The annual new year parade and festival

When: Sunday, February 25, 13:00.
Where: start on the streets of Mott and Hester streets, Lower East Side

On parade in Chinatown and Little Italy will gather to watch dozens of people. It begins at Hester and Mott streets, will begin to move in the direction of Mott, then roll on East Broadway, Eldrige Street and, in the end, will end at Grand and Forsythe streets. The parade is scheduled for the afternoon.

Five ways to celebrate Chinese New year in new York
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New year parade in Flushing

When: Saturday, February 17, 10:00
Where the beginning of St. George’s Church

This new year’s parade in Queens is also very loved by the audience. It is always visually spectacular, with vibrant costumes, spectacular platforms and dancing.

Five ways to celebrate Chinese New year in new York
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The celebration of Chinese New year in Brookfield Place

When: Saturday, 17 February, 14:00
Where: 230 Vesey St.

Brookfield Place will hold its New year celebration with lion dance, traditional food and martial arts, which helped organize a Chinese cultural center in new York.

Five ways to celebrate Chinese New year in new York
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Chinese New year with the NY Philharmonic

Where: David Geffen Hall, 10 Lincoln Center Plaza
When 20 February, 19 : 30

The new York Philharmonic orchestra triples, a Grand concert in honor of the New year according to the lunar calendar. Lead musicians will be conductor long Yu and the core of the program will be Chinese folk songs and traditional songs that will help to maintain a truly festive atmosphere. Guests appearances will be young pianist Serena Wang, (13) and the Chorus of farmers of Yunnan province.

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