Chinese New Year Celebrations

Family Friendly
Music & Performance
05 February 2022
11:00 - 16:00

Free Event

Event Description

Celebrate the Chinese New Year of the Tiger with family friendly performances and workshops

Chinese New Year Celebrations

Presented by Cosmopolitan Arts, join us for Leicester's Chinese and Lunar New Year Celebrations.

Cosmopolitan Arts will host an impressive lineup of activities to welcome the Year of the Tiger. Including traditional Chinese live music, story-telling, shadow puppets, acrobatics and arts workshops.

Activities in the Victorian Gallery include:

  • The amazing and extremely talented group ‘Euphoria, will perform traditional Chinese music

  • Storytelling and shadow puppets performance in Victorian Gallery and workshops in Gallery 12, from nationally renowned Ling Peng, a Nottingham based professional Chinese artist.

  • 'The Chinese Whisperers’, traditional Chinese band from China, who will perform live throughout the day.

  • Throughout the day, there will be performances by ITSWA, who specialise in Wing Chun Kung Fu, Tai Chi Chuan, Praying Mantis Kung Fu, Qigong, and Lion Dance Arts.

  • Amazing professional Chinese dancers and musicians performing traditional and well-known Chinese arts

Gallery 12 will have the following workshops:

  • The Confucius Institute will be delivering series of performances and free traditional Chinese crafts workshops including; calligraphy, paper cutting, Chinese traditional games, traditional costumes, and food.

  • Shadow puppets, story-telling and soundscape workshops by professional workshops.

Free, drop-in event.

Back to What's On