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Dublin Chinese New Year Festival
February 24, 2018 @ 11:00 AM - 5:00 PMFree
SRING FESTIVAL FAIR
The hugely popular Spring Festival Fair returns to The chq Building with a jam-packed programme of free family-friendly entertainment.
Inspired by traditional Chinese temple fairs, “Miaohui”, this year’s spectacular event will welcome the Year of the Dog with a host of canine-themed entertainment, arts, crafts and interactive workshops, suitable for all ages.
Activities include Chinese calligraphy, Chinese knots, Chinese paper cutting, traditional Chinese medicine/acupuncture, Chinese tea ceremonies, red-envelope workshops, ping pong, face-painting, dog figure-making workshops and fairground rides.
Performances/demos include Chinese fashion show, Lion and Unicorn dancers, Chinese traditional dance, Qi Gong and Tai Chi demos, traditional Chinese sugar-painting and more.
Stalls will offer traditional Chinese food (hot and cold), plus drinks, books, and special crafts and goods from Yunan.
DCNYF is excited to welcome some very special international guests to this year’s event, so make sure to mark the dates in your diary!