Syed Shayaan Bakht
DUBAI: Sheikh Mansour Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, President of the Dubai International Marine Club, attended the Chinese New Year Grand Parade at City Walk in Dubai on Friday.
The Chinese New Year falls on Feb. 5.
The Pointe at Palm Jumeirah is celebrating Chinese New Year with majestic Dragon Boat races, traditional music and dance, and lively performances on Feb. 1 and 2.
The venue saw jam-packed crowds on Friday.
Visitors enjoyed a spectacular display of culture and heritage as boats raced across the turquoise waters of The Pointe. Fifty teams took part in the race, which formed part of the celebrations at Dubai’s stunning new waterfront dining and entertainment destination.
Dubai Police also celebrated the New Year. Police teams escorted revelers across City Walk in Dubai. Brigadier Saif Muhair Al Mazroui, Chairman of the Events Committee, oversaw the security and safety at the event.
Chinese New Year marks the beginning of the Chinese Spring Festival and lasts for around 23 days. In China, fireworks mark the start of the festival, heralding peace, prosperity and good health.
Visitors to The Dubai Mall can explore China’s traditions and culture through various art forms as Chinese New Year celebrations come to life. Under the theme China Art, the mall will offer an exciting programme of authentic activities showcasing art, music and dance through arts & crafts workshops, traditional Chinese games and exciting live performances.
Consulate-General of the People’s Republic of China in Dubai and Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the People’s Republic of China in collaboration with Hala China to host ‘Happy Chinese New Year’, the biggest celebration of Chinese New Year outside China Packed schedule of traditional Chinese performances, festivals, parades, dances and competitions to reflect burgeoning Chinese culture in Dubai Key Meraas and Dubai Holding destinations to don the colours of the red dragon nation for the month-long festivities
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