The Chinese Association of Southampton (CAS) is organizing another Chinese New Year celebration at WestQuay Southampton on Sunday 3rd February 2019 from 11am.
Thanks to our partners, the Southampton University Confucius Institute (SUCI) and WestQuay Southampton, and to our supporters from local communities and businesses as well as to you for your previous participations.
This year we bring to you another exciting programme, including authentic Chinese Lion dance by the Waterside Lion Dance club, traditional Chinese dances and musics by local Chinese art societies, Taichi and Kungfu performance by Wutan Kungfu school, traditional Chinese New Year songs by local Chinese, Children song from Southampton Chinese School as well as a range of interesting Chinese workshops from the Confucius Institute for you to take part. To add to the excitement, we will also have some surprise performances by other local communities.
Check out our previous celebrations from our photo albums below if you have not attended our Chinese New Year celebrations before:
We will also have two other big events in February 2019.
On Friday 15th of February, the “Chinese National Dress (Qipao) Show and Contest” will be held at Solent University (Spark Building) from 5pm to 10pm.
On Sunday 17th of February, a Lantern Parade will start from the John Hansard Gallery (JHG) at Guildhall Square through the Bargate and surrounding area. The parade will be headed by a Chinese ‘dragon’ and followed by a Chinese ‘lion’.
More details will be available at our website soon.
Do mark these dates in your calendar and see you soon.