Chinese New Year 2008

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Liverpool Chinese New Year Celebrations this weekend

Sunday 10th February, 2008 Street Parade
Dragon, Unicorn & Lion Dances
Time: 11.30am – 4.00pm – Liverpool Chinatown

The celebrations really start to take off when the dragons,
lions and unicorn arrive at the streets of Chinatown to greet
the Community. Many of our fine shops and restaurants
will be open for you to further your Chinese New Year

Firecracker Display
Time: 1pm – Great George Square
Watch the spectacular firecrackers display. Of course,
there is also music, traditional Chinese costumes and the
“Lucky Man” handing out red envelopes to children.

Urban Strawberry Lunch
Time: 10.00am onwards – St Luke’s Church
Come join in the music workshops, decorations and traditional
dance and family activities! Urban Strawberry Lunch are a group
who make great music from virtually any object, anywhere. Using
instruments made from junk, they create music that fills the air
with driving rhythms, pulsating bass lines and sinuous melodies.

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Great George Street Stage
11am onwards – Great George Street
Come to see a variety of traditional and modern Chinese New
Year cultural shows.
11.00 – Samba Drums
11.30 – Morning Music School
12.00 – Chinese Traditional Dance
12.30 – Lion, Dragon & Unicorn Street Parade
13.30 – Samba Drums
14.00 – Martial Arts Performance
14.30 – Morning Music School
15.00 – Chinese Traditional Dance

Chinatown Sunday Street Market
12 noon – 4pm Sunday, 10th February
Great George Street (by the Ceremonial Archway)
For those wanting a keepsake of the day, momentos and
souvenirs are available to purchase from the market stalls
within the Chinatown area.
For Stall hire details contact:
Philip Sung Mobile: 0777 597 3568
Chris Wong Mobile: 0795 246 8073

Wah SIng Chinese School
2 – 4pm Sunday 10th February
149 Duke Street, L1
Liverpool’s Chinese School opens its doors for Chinese
New Year Celebrations.
Bring your friends and family to join in with the Wah Sing
Singing and Dance Groups, music, lucky draws, karaoke,
Tibetan dance, gymnastics display and Cantonese Opera.
Please contact: Yuk Lan Chung
Mobile: 0770 775 6849

Saturday 9th February
T’ai Chi Demonstration

Saturday 9th February 2008, 12.30pm to 3.30pm, Nelson
Street (outside the See Yep Chinese Association). This form
of Chinese physical exercise can profoundly increase the
flow of energy through your body and improve health.
Contact: Mr. Kenny Tam Mobile: 0797 363 7580
Mr. Liu Tel: 0151 233 8833

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