Chinese New Year is a festival of joy and light, 2019 is the Year of the Pig. In 2019, Chinese New Year festival comes on Feb, 5. Dubai is a great place to celebrate the Lunar New Year with its spectacular fireworks, exceptional restaurants and shopping. Dubai holds Asia’s most massive holiday and adds its local sparkle. Every year, Dubai celebrates the Chinese New Year by organizing great and remarkable events at different places. A large number of visitors come here with their friends and families to make their time memorable. Some of the famous events presented at Chinese New Year in UAE are listed below:
Light show at Burj Khalifa:
From February 16 to 24, there is huge lightening and laser show on the Burj Khalifa that pay honor to the thousands of Chinese residents in the UAE and tourists who are supposed to visit over the Lunar Year period. This show takes place at 8pm to 10pm daily. The illustration will have an inimitable dragon theme, and will be in keeping with traditional Chinese cultural codes and traditions.
Motiongate Dubai, Dubai Parks and Resorts:
Celebrate the new year in Motion gate Dubai, which will lead by Po, from Kung Fu Panda, who is the dragon warrior. Here you will experience a colorful, thrilling program of activities. It will also include a traditional lion or dragon dance. It will take place three times daily from 4pm to 9pm at studio central. There is also a great Chinese New Year Temple Fair, systematized by Dubai Parks and Resorts.
Cultural Parade at City Walk:
On Chinese New Year a cultural parade will showcase at city walk. It is a first spring festival Parade on Friday from 4pm, with more than 1,500 participants. They will represent 20 Chinese provinces with their traditional and dance performances.
Fireworks in Riverland Dubai:
River land, Dubai swarms a Chinese New Year celebration until Saturday, February 24. There are multiple cultural activities, entertaining shows and decorations. There will be a Chinese market and the tradition of pasting couplets, it represents desires for a good new year. Decorations include lanterns, a red-packet tree with red wishing cards. The market will also have Chinese food and beverage options. It will also have a puppet show and folk theater. There will be a firework show daily at 8pm from February 15 to 17.
A Record-Breaking Show at Dubai Festival City:
A two-time record-breaking show will be back in Dubai specially to celebrate the Chinese New Year at Dubai Festival City Mall. This show will celebrate the new year with a unique showcasing of fire, laser and light.
China Art and cultural program Dubai Mall:
Dubai mall conduct the china art show, it is cultural programs that celebrate Chinese New Year. Here is different music, dance, art and craft show that are region specific and demonstrate Chinese culture. The star Atrium structured a giant Chinese Pagoda; it is a great manifestation of Chinese architecture that showcase the full line up of activities like bottle painting, face painting and calligraphy. Visitors can also learn the earliest art of Chinese Tea. It is a complete package to celebrate Chinese New Year.
Arabian Courtyard Hotel and spa:
Arabian Courtyard hotel and spa is a 4-star hotel in Dubai with Arabian theme. It is an excellent of heritage. It is located opposite to Dubai Museum. It is surrounded by many points of interest like Meena Bazaar, Gold Souk etc. Chinese Dynasty restaurant open here with its traditional interior which is a remarkable place to enjoy Chinese menu. It comprises three private dining rooms directing the Dubai Museum and Dubai Creek. It also features an alfresco dining experience at the La Terrasse Lounge in a more ideal setting in the evening with amazing cocktails and mesmerizing music. It offers a variety of Szechuan and Cantonese dishes cooked by chefs. The dishes are cooked in classical Chinese style, to make your dining a marvelous experience. This restaurant offers special 20% discount on total bill on the occasion of Chinese New Year.
Bab Al Shams:
Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa celebrates Chinese New Year with two sets of traditional live performances on Friday February 15. A realistic Chinese lion dance performance will start at 6.30 pm in the hotel hall, with a second performance at 9pm in the hotel garden. A Chinese New Year dinner buffet will also be offered at Al Forsan restaurant.
Hakkasan Dubai offers a signature menu, located in Jumeirah Emirates Tower. Firstly, the meal begins with the salad that is known as fortune salad the higher the salad is tossed, the more prosperous your year ahead will be. The meal is an all-inclusive experience, from the golden rooster-adorned fruity beverage, to the wishing tag diners fill out with their hopes and dreams for the year ahead, and droop on the walls of the restaurant before they leave.
Junsui ,Burj Al Arab:
Celebrate the lunar New Year at Junsui It is the Japanese restaurant Burj Al Arab Jumeirah. Here you can enjoy the themed dinner, along with it you can also enjoy dancer parade through hotel after dinner, expect to be entertained by a Yang Quin (live harp) show.
Dubai is inviting and welcoming people from all over the world to come here and celebrate the Chinese New Year with dancing, concerts, dining, shopping and a lot of entertainment activities. This will define the superb and memorable time for everyone.