Celebrate Chinese New Year in Liverpool and ring in the Year of the Rat 2020. Here are all the details you need to know to celebrate Chinese New Year in Liverpool this January.
When is Chinese New Year 2020?
11am till 5pm on Sunday 26th January , Liverpool will be celebrating the Year of the Rat in style. You may notice beautiful red Chinese lanterns popping up around Liverpool’s Chinatown as Sunday the 26th January gets closer.
Where is Chinese New Year in Liverpool?
Head to Chinatown in Liverpool and stand close to the Chinatown gate. This will be a great spot to catch the performances throughout the day. There will also be a Chinese New Year market at George Street where you can pick up some Chinese gifts as well as sample some delicious Chinese food.
What’s the plans for Chinese New Year in Liverpool?
The festivities will kick off at 11am with street performances taking place around Chinatown at 12pm, 2pm and 4pm. The event is FREE to the public and you can expect firecrackers, a Chinese dragon and even a unicorn. There will be plenty of family activities taking place at the dedicated Family Zone at Great George Square from 11:30am to 4:30pm.
Great George Square Stage Event Details:
11:30-12:!5 Kwong Tam School of Tai Chi
12:20-13:00 Pagoda Arts- Flower Drums, Fan Tai Chi, Dance & Happy Dance
13:05-13:45 Firecracker Display- Lucky Man, Dragon & Unicorn Parades
13:45-14:00 Liverpool Hung Gar Kung Fu Friendship Association- Martial Arts Demonstration
14:00-14:20 Wah Sing Chinese Community Center Dancers- Traditional Chinese Dance
14:20- 14:25 Friendship Dancers
14:25- 14:30 UK Phoenix Qipao Chinese Cultural & Art Association
14:35- 14:55 24 Festival Drums, Liverpool Guild of Students
15:00-15:10 Movema Dance
15:10-15:!5 Friendship Dancers- Chinese Fan Dance
15:5-15:25 Wirral Chinese Association- Traditional Chinese Dance
15:25-15:35 North East Wales Chinese Women’s Association – Traditional Chinese Dance
15:40-16:30 Everyman Playhouse & Liverpool Confucius Institute – Showcase of Traditional & Contemporary Music, Dance and Song by Chinese Students