Chinese New Year is considered to be the biggest festival and holidays for Chinese communities all around the world. Why not celebrate this Chinese New Year in the city where every person dreams about? Say welcome to Chinese Lunar New Year 2017 in Abu Dhabi, UAE.
Introduction to Abu Dhabi
The city of Abu Dhabi stands as the capital of UAE as well as the second most populous city of the region. The city is situated on an island which is shaped as T. This island lies in the Persian Gulf. Abu Dhabi is considered to be the fourth most expensive city. Abu Dhabi stands at the position of being the richest city in world.
The society of Abu Dhabi is multicultural because people from different ethnic backgrounds live here. Previously the city had a unique and homogenous culture of pearling. As soon as the oil was discovered on the land the city of Abu Dhabi became most culturally diverse city of world because people from different areas came and settled here. There are many shopping malls and shopping centers in the city. many people visit the place, just for shopping.
Tourists are largely attracted to this place. There are many stunning landscapes and manmade places for tourists in the city. it is also considered as one of the most important tourist destination in world. Some of the must visit places in Abu Dhabi are Al Ain National Museum, Louvre Abu Dhabi, Al lulu Island, The Landmark, Emirates National Auto Museum, al Ain Zoo and Aquarium, Abu Dhabi Mall, Dalma Mall, Marina Mall Abu Dhabi, Al Reem Island, Emirates Palaces, Zayed National Museum, Qasr Al-Hosn, Abu Dhabi Cultural Foundation, Saadiyat Island, Yas Waterworld, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, Yas Island Marina Circuit, Sheikh Zayed Mosque and Yas Island.
Celebrations of CNY
It is a quality of Abu Dhabi that it celebrates all events happening in the world. Chinese communities in Abu Dhabi gather together on the Chinese New Year and decorate the city with red and gold colors which are official colors of China. Red enveloped gifts for kids and teenagers are also one of the very common celebrations of Chinese people in Abu Dhabi.
Chinese New Year in Abu Dhabi is celebrated with parades, lions and dragons dances and magnificent firework display. Muroor road organizes Chinese annual parade which involves a large number of Chinese dancers and acrobats. Flavors Restaurant hosts a special party on Chinese New Year. This party includes special Chinese and Thai cuisines. The hotel also arranges a cherry tree and displays it in the centre. This tree attracts a lot of tourists.
Shang Place also offers special menus with Chinese cuisines and specialties. The party in Shang hotel is interesting as it always involve a spectacular firework show. You can dance for whole night in Hilton Hotel. Many restaurants in Abu Dhabi arrange special foods for the event.
Accommodations for CNY
Abu Dhabi accommodates large number of tourists in many hotels and resorts. Some of the most comfortable as well as affordable hotels are Radisson Blu Yas Island Hotel Abu Dhabi, Rosewood Abu Dhabi, Centro Capital Centre Hotel, Vision Hotel Apartments, Aloft Abu Dhabi, Emirates Palace and Premier Inn Capital Centre.