Chinese New Year (CNY) is an important traditional Chinese holiday not only in Chinese speaking countries (like China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Macau, Singapore) but also all over the world. Now a day, Chinese New Year is celebrated in many countries and territories outside China. For the next coming year, CNY celebrations will take place grandly in many cities from Asia region to North America continent as listed below:
New York – best city for CNY in USA
China towns can be found in any US cities. One in New York is always the biggest, so is the CNY celebration here. The spectacle features elaborate floats, marching bands, lion and dragon dances galore, Asian musicians, magicians, acrobats and procession by local organizations. Over 5,000 people are expected to march in the parade, which will start at Mott Street and promenade through practically every street in of Chinatown, finally dispersing at Broome/Forsyth. Enjoy the grandest NYC Chinese New Year celebrations in North America.
Beautiful CNY Celebrations in Sydney
This is a great combination of Eastern and Western celebrating styles in Australia. The 2017 CNY Sydney parade took place at twilight and started at Sydney Town Hall, then proceeded through the streets of Chinatown. A Chinese New Year fireworks display took place after the parade. Road closures were in effect along the route of the Sydney Chinese New Year twilight parade. The traditional Chinese New Year dragon boat races are scheduled to be held at Darling Harbour’s Cockle Bay. Stay in Sydney on Chinese New Year season and join the celebrations.
Kuala Lumpur – Destination for CNY in SEA
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A special CNY performance at Publika will see a double lion dance, mask changing, Chinese puppet show and a Chinese instrumental performance. i-City will hold a parade featuring carnival activities, pretty lights and bazaar stalls. Meanwhile, Central Market will be no less lively with an acrobatic lion dance show, a palm reading corner and shops selling cheongsams and samfoos. Discover further by visiting Kuala Lumpur in Chinese New Year
Jakarta – Grand CNY in Muslim Country
Chinese New Year is a national public holiday in the Muslim country of Indonesia. Preparations for Chinese New Year festivities in Jakarta begin well in advance of the actual date. As the year draws to a close, ethnic-Chinese tie up loose ends and put things in order in anticipation of beginning the New Year with a fresh start and a clean slate. Business people balance their books and collect or pay debts that are owed. Enjoy the most exciting Chinese Lunar New Year in Jakarta with your family and friend for a lucky year of the Horse.