Year of the Pig Street Parade
(Its actually a boar, of course, not a pig but never mind. ‘In China, the Boar ( 亥 ) is associated with fertility and virility. To bear children in the year of the pig is considered very fortunate, for they will be happy and honest.’)
Dragon, Unicorn & Lion Dance & Fireworks Display
12 noon – 16.00. Sunday, 18th February
The celebrations really start to take off when the dragons, lions and unicorn arrive at the streets of Chinatown to greet the Community. There will be an array of stunning features with the pinnacle of the event – a brand new dragon that has been handmade in China and carefully brought over to the U.K. especially for the occasion. Watch the spectacular firecrackers display. Of course, there is also music, traditional Chinese costumes, the customary ‘Lucky Man’ handing out envelopes to children, a hand crafted giant ‘Lucky Pig’ which will bestow health, wealth and happiness to the city of Liverpool. Many of our fine shops and restaurants will be open for you to further your Chinese New Year experience.
Major Fireworks Display & Aerial Dance
13.00, Sunday, 18th February, Gt George Square
Enjoy the massive fireworks display and watch out an impressive sequence of theatrical aerial performances, called “THE ELEMENTS”, by “THE POOL OF LIFE”.
2007 Chinese Horoscope and Feng Shui Talk
Monday, 12th February, 18.00
£3 admission at the door or in advance from LCBA & Hondo Co. Ltd
Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts, Mount St., L1 9HF
Please use the entrance at Pilgrim St. / Upp. Duke St.; car park available at Upp. Duke St. License bar is open. ‘Chinese Horoscope and Feng Shui In The Year of the Pig’ by the nationally acclaimed Feng Shui Master Man Ho Kwok.
For further information please contact Alan at LCBA Office on 0151 709 3221
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