Over the of the New Year, another half a month immediately ushered in the traditional Chinese Spring Festival(new Year). Do you think Japan is no way to enjoy the Lunar New Year’s? You are wrong, don’t forget, in Japan there is a street called the Chinatown! During the Chinese New Year, Chinatown will host a variety of traditional Chinese New Year celebrations to celebrate the Spring Festival. If you are just visiting Japan during the Spring Festival, you will have to go to the excitement and experience the traditional Chinese New Year.
Today we will introduce summarize the Chinese New Year period interesting Chinese traditional atmosphere of activities.
- New Year’s Countdown
Will be held on New Year ‘s Eve on January 27th at the Chinese New Year’ s Day at the Gundi Temple and the Mazu Temple. It is a good time to celebrate Chinese New Year with countless overseas Chinese and traditional Chinese temples.
2. Lion dance is a traditional Chinese folk art.
New Year’s Day January 28, 15: 30 ~ 20: 00, accompanied by bursts of sound of firecrackers and gongs and drums, different colors of the five lions will be in the bustling streets of Chinatown in order to pray for each Business prosperity and dance business lion dance, that scene is certainly crowded.
3. Chinese New Year entertainment
At spring Festival new year can’t miss Chinese New Year party. January 29 and February 5 will be two days in the Chinatown’s Yamashita Park for everyone will show lion dance dragon traditional Chinese dance and Chinese acrobatics and other traditional performances. The performance time is divided into three time periods: 14:30 to 15:30, 16:00 to 17:00, 17:30 to 18:30, and the program listings for each time can be found on the official website of Yokohama Chinatown.
4. Wishing to dance
Only during the Spring Festival to enjoy the New Year parade, will be held on February 4 16:00. With the dragon and lion dancing lion dance, plus a variety of art performances, walking in full of Chinese characteristics with Chinese architecture on the street, as if the emperor is really so magnificent travel. From Yamashita Park, walk all the way around the whole street, the whole circle back to the foot of the mountain park, with the parade in the back to enjoy this lively atmosphere.
5. Lantern Festival
As the Lantern Festival, February 11 the Lantern Festival 17:30 start, at the Mazu Temple. Lantern Festival, to the Mazu Temple lights make a wish, maybe even as the drama often appears in the story, will give you a wonderful love.
How about it? the content is not very rich and very interesting Chinese characteristics. The entire Spring Festival event is held from January 28, 2017 to February 11
Official website: http://www.chinatown.or.jp/event/celebration/201610_03/
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