Published: 27 January 2017

Year of the Rooster: University to welcome in the Chinese New Year

China Town Liverpool

The Liverpool Confucius Institute is welcoming in the Year of the Rooster with a series of events and activities.

A professional Chinese troupe will join local schools performing Kung Fu, dance and music at a free celebratory event at the Playhouse Theatre on Friday, 27 January, from 2pm – 4pm. To find out more about this event please visit the Everyman Playhouse website.

The Victoria Gallery & Museum (VG&M) will be hosting its popular Chinese New Year Family event on Saturday 28 January, between 1 and 4pm, where visitors will be able to make their very own dragon puppet and New Year calligraphy scroll.

A calligraphy and paper cutting workshop will take place on Saturday 4 February 2017 at Toxteth Library, starting at 10am.

In partnership with Chinese student societies, there will be a special celebration of Chinese music and dance in the Liverpool Guild of Students on Wednesday, 8 February between 2 and 4pm.

Celebrations will also be taking place in the city including a special Chinese New Year lumiere event with projections in Chinatown which will tell the ancient myth of Jingwei and the Ocean.

The 12-minute lumiere creation will light up the city’s Chinese Arch in a loop for an hour on Saturday, 28 and Sunday 29 January. Further details about the programme of events in Liverpool can be found at the Culture Liverpool website.

3.33 avg. rating (71% score) - 3 votes

News filter

Social Media

Like us on Facebook

More Social Media