Residents in Liverpool can immerse themselves in joyous celebrations planned for welcoming the Year of the Rooster in 2019. The city will come alive on the big festival day as grand festivities are scheduled.
The Chinese community in Liverpool and the cultural groups following the Chinese Lunar Calendar have organized a series of entertaining performances, shows and events to usher in the Chinese New Year. If you are in Liverpool and plan to catch the festivities then it is suggested that you take a look at some of the grand events that would mark this day.
Visit Liverpool Chinatown for spending the Chinese New Year day in great style. The significant population of Chinese people in this Liverpool locality is the reason why it is the best place to be at on the Lunar New Year day. Cultural extravaganza is planned every year to exhibit the rich Chinese cultural heritage through artistic performances and amusing events. The festivities for welcoming the Year of the Rooster 2019 would start on 5th Feb 2019. People attending the festival can be a part of the colorful parade that is taken through the streets of the Chinatown.
The whole of Chinatown comes alive when the procession is taken out. Dragon and lion dance performances are held, artists from China are flown down to amuse the spectators and floats are arranged. Revelers are sure to have a rollicking time at the Chinatown when Dragon and Lion dance artists are expected to arrive outside St Luke’s Church, on Berry Street, to greet the community. The colorful parade will only add to the exhilaration and fun of the revelers attending the festival.
Visitors can capture amazing sights and sounds in all major parts of the Chinatown area, including Nelson Street, Berry Street, Great George Street and Great George Square. Traditional delicacies can be relished at the huge number of cafes, bars and restaurants that are located in Chinatown. Revelers can also browse through the shows selling all kinds of unique and colorful items. Shoppers will be amazed to find that most of the shops stocks traditional Chinese goods that are hard to find in rest of Liverpool. Major events in the locality are scheduled to take place between 11am and 4pm on Sunday. Thousands of people are expected to be at Chinatown on the major festival of the Lunar calendar.
The Liverpool Chinese Business Association has organized street performances to usher the Year of the Horse in Liverpool’s Chinatown. Catch the sparkling fireworks light up the night sky on the Chinese New Year day. It is also a time for reunion. People will visit the houses of their family members, friends and colleagues to greet and convey warm wishes. Parades, fireworks, savories, colorful stalls, dragon and lion dance performances, floats and other entertaining events organized to mark the Year of the Rooster 2019 are expected to draw people in huge numbers. Around 25,000 people are estimated to be at the streets around Great George Square to delight in the celebrations.
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