The largest Chinese New Year celebrations outside of Asia are held every year in Londons Chinatown with upwards of 250000 people attending. Many events take place every where in central London. Trafalgar Square is where the main stage is. Chinatown fills with decoration and has many Lions dancers through the roads. Shaftsbury Avenue will have another performance area at which more local festive persuits happen. Planning is a key to success with large gatherings so reserve your hotel well ahead.
Each year in February, Chinese New Year has been enjoyed in England. This has been happening for quite a long time now. But even if you choose not to partake, you will hear someone mention it. The largest and most frequented of these celebrations are in London. They happen at several places officially and there are also many unofficial goings on. The Mayor of Londons Headquarters has given a small amount of funding to assist with these events and has also allowed Trafalgar Square to be used.
Trafalgar Square has the main stage in it. It is situated across from the National Gallery. The closest underground stop to this is Charring Cross, as it has an exit on the Square. Here authentic performers from China and local entertainers will perform traditional Lion dances and delight people with different mediums. Because its a central London Square it is a renoun travellers hot spot in its own right. But it becomes even more colourful as the Chinese community get together with us. Two authentic troupes from China have been booked to entertain you. The festivities begin at midday and are sure to keep going all day, until 6 oclock. This is a no ost to you happening for all of your family to enjoy for sure.
China Town itself will have three Lions dancing along the streets.
The origins of this London Chinatown stem from no further back than in the nineteen seventies. But, as a centre stage for Chinese businesses, food and civiliation it has no parallel in the UK. Additionally many nearby eating houses will offer a special new years carte to the public. Originally this is a fish dish but lots of other courses are also available. So everyone can join us with your family to enjoy the dance and next a fabulous eat while you celebrate the Chinese new Year. Chinatown in London England is located in the West End and is thought to to start at Shaftsbury Avenue.
Also a second area for entertainment is located on Shaftsbury Avenue, which runs West to East through London soho. You will have heard of this area as it is considered the very middle of the West End. Here local artists will perform traditional frolics and also some more up-to-date parties go on too. So the opportunity thus comes about for all to partake of the days fun and a meal followed by a show in any of the West End theatres close by.
No matter what you plan you will be sure to enjoy it all and then some during the Chinese New Year in London England. This is a traditional broadening celebration that is to be enjoyed by everyone in the family and great friends as well in todays respectful London West End. As the nights get shorter our extravaganza will contirbute a little extra light into our lives as well.
This is a event to get excited about for everyone. The only way to make certain you enjoy this festival is to reserve a hotel in advance. In London Soho you have many to select from that will be fabulus value for money. The room search provided in London West End has a special Chinatown accommodation search available. This is where you can select between the best and best value local establishment. Where ever you choose getting into the West End is a simple matter by London Tubes.