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How to decorate your home for Chinese New Year
Get your home Chinese New Year ready with our guide on how to adorn it with traditional decorations including lanterns and paper cuttings.
Fun things to do with your kids at the Chinese New Year 2018 celebrations
From side-splitting kids theatre to entertaining dressing-up, Chinese New Year in London presents endless fun activities for children.
8 Things you need to know about Chinese New Year
From symbolic traditions to tasty celebratory dishes, discover the compelling history and practices of the incredible Chinese New Year celebrations.
Everything you need to know about the CCTV New Year’s Gala
The annual CCTV New Year’s Gala is the biggest global TV event of the year. Learn the history of this astonishing Chinese televisual event.
Lumiere London opens today! Don’t miss Chinatown London’s Flamingo Flyway display
Don’t miss Chinatown’s captivating Flamingo Flyway illuminations during Lumiere London light festival.
Winter Solstice Festival (Dongzhi Festival)
Discover these (but controversial) Chinese Winter Solstice treats which spark a nationwide social media war.
Chinese New Year 2018
Hordes of merrymakers turned out to celebrate Chinese New Year across Chinatown in London.
The magical myth behind Mid-Autumn Day
Discover the weird-and-wonderful legend behind the Chinese celebration, Mid-Autumn Festival.
The curious history of the mooncake
Discover the triumphant story behind the magnificent mooncake – one of China’s most important delicacies eaten to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival.
Why do Chinese people eat zongzi during duanwujie? And what has this to do with Dragon Boats?
Want to get your hands on a zongzi during this year’s Dragon Boat Festival? Head down to SeeWoo Supermarket, New Loon Moon Supermarket, Wonderful Patisserie and many other places in Chinatown.
Where to score your tea-fix in Chinatown this National Tea Day
From bubble tea to lovely loose-leaf, Chinatown is the home to teas galore and the best place to visit this National Tea Day.
Qing Ming Festival : A time to honour ancestors
A time of joy and sadness, Qing Ming Festival celebrates the rebirth of spring whilst remembering deceased loved ones.
5 romantic restaurants to dine at in Chinatown London this Valentine’s Day
Discover the best restaurants in Chinatown London for a romantic Valentine’s Day dinner date.
Chinatown London wishes you a happy Chinese New Year 2017!
How to be part of Chinatown London’s unmissable Chinese New Year celebrations in 2017
So you think you know Chinese New Year… (Part 2)
Chinese New Year is more than just lanterns and dragon dances, but reaches out to a wide range of cuisines, nationalities and people.
Shuang Shuang, Good Friend & Pho & Bun tell us exactly what Chinese New Year means to them, and how you can authentically celebrate it in Chinatown.
So you think you know Chinese New Year… (Part 1)
Red lanterns, dragon dances and everything splashed in red. This is what we typically imagine when we think of Chinese New Year. But what does it really mean to those who celebrate it across the world? We invited the veterans of Chinatown to tell us what the New Year means to them and their most cherished memories of the festival.
Get Ready For The Rooster This Chinese New Year
As the most important date in the Chinese calendar approaches, discover why Chinese New Year is the world’s biggest holiday.
Ring in the New Year
Chinese New Year is a time for family dinners, painting the town red and warding off strange creatures that lurk in the night.
Zongzi making and Dragon Boat – only for the brave of heart
Discover why the Chinese celebrate Dragon Boat Festival with sticky rice treats called zongzi.
Ever wondered what festivals Vietnam has to offer? From tiny village affairs to the celebrations for Chinese New Year (Tet), the Vietnamese know how to party.