Chinese Spring Festival 2019

Chinese Spring Festival 2019

Spring Festival is a Chinese Lunar New Year.
To celebrate the Spring Festival, Yokohama China Town will hold Spring Festival event.
You will hear the burst of fire crackers, cymbals, drums, and Chinese gongs along with Chinese lions and dragons will dance in the festive China Town. Songs, dances, and Chinese traditional performances will be held to celebrate this event.
Spring Festival Illumination and lanterns will light up the China Town even brighter. Please come and enjoy the festive China Town!

[Main Events]
◆Count Down Event
Dates: Feb. 4(Mon.), 2019 Midnight
Venue: Yokohama Kanteibyo & Yokohama Ma Zhu Miao

◆Cǎi Qīng Lion Dance 
Lion will pray for the prosperity and good harvest and dance around and bite on envelopes containing congratulatory gifts of money hanged in front the stores.
Dates: Feb.5(Tue.), 2019, 4:00p.m.- 8:00p.m.
Venue: All area of Yokohama China Town

◆Spring Festival Traditional Performance
Lion dance, dragon dance, dance performance, songs, harp performance, acrobatics, and other traditional Chinese cultures will be performed to capture the eyes of the visitors with their flamboyant performances.
Dates: Feb.9(Sat.), 10(Sun.), 11(Mon.), 17(Sun.) 2019
Venue: Yamashita-cho Park (in China Town)

◆Celebration Parade
Extravagant parade to celebrate the New Year’s with costumes of the Emperor, ethnic clothing, lion dance, and dragon dance.
Dates: Feb. 16(Sat.), 2019, 4:00p.m.-
Venue: All area of Yokohama China Town

◆Lantern Festival
A solemn event in which lanterns with messages of wishes and dreams are dedicated and send peace to the heavens on the last day of the Chinese New Year.
Dates: Feb. 19(Tue.), 2019, 5:30p.m.-
Venue: Yokohama Ma Zhu Miao (Shrine of Goddess of the Sea)

Information

Area

Chinatown / Kannai / Yamashita Park

Dates

Feb.5 (Tue.) to 19(Mon.), 2019

Venue

Yokohama Chinatown

URL

http://www.chinatown.or.jp/

Closest Railway Station

Ishikawa-cho Station: JR Negishi Line
Motomachi-Chukagai Station: Minato Mirai Line

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