Dublin Chinese New Year Opening Gala

Tuesday, 9 February at 18:00

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2021爱尔兰欢乐春节开幕晚会
春节是中华民族最重要的传统节日,承载着人类团圆美满、喜庆吉祥的美好愿望。2021年恰逢北京市与都柏林市建立友好城市10周年,值此中国新春佳节到来之际,北京市人民政府联合中国驻爱尔兰大使馆,为爱尔兰观众和海外华人献上一台精彩纷呈的线上“欢乐春节”都柏林中国新年开幕盛典,新年送福,携手抗疫,祈愿平安。
此次盛典特邀北京“欢乐春节”海外形象大使、著名主持人春妮与中国广播民族乐团、福禄寿乐队、中国杂技团、著名琵琶演奏家章红艳以及爱尔兰当地的精彩节目共同呈现。
盛典还以访谈、品尝、体验等多种形式呈现老北京包饺子、剪窗花,放冰灯、写春联儿等春节习俗,以及北京冬奥会筹备的崭新面貌,带您感受传统与时尚辉映的魅力北京。
此次盛典由北京市文化和旅游局承办,并得到都柏林市政府的大力支持。

The link to this event will be made available to ticket-holders on Eventbrite on Tuesday, 9 February at 17:00 (one hour before the event starts).

As the most important traditional Chinese festival, Chinese New Year, also known as Spring Festival, represents people’s wishes for family reunion, happiness and auspiciousness. The year of 2021 sees the 10th anniversary of the twinning between Beijing and Dublin.    

The gala, specially tailored for Irish audiences by the People’s Government of Beijing Municipality and the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Ireland, is a splendid showcase of both Chinese and Irish arts and culture. The event will usher in the Year of the Ox, celebrating the two cities’ strong friendship, who share the common determination to fight against the pandemic and provide blessings for a safer and prosperous new year. 

With Hostess Chun-ni, Image Ambassador for Happy Spring Festival Overseas, the gala will feature China Broadcasting Orchestra, Band FloruitShow, China Acrobatic Troupe and the renowned Pipa artist Zhang Hongyan. The gala will also feature a wonderful selection of local Irish performers. Additionally, the show will tell of Beijing’s preparation for the 2022 Winter Olympics. It will provide information about Beijing’s customs and practices during the traditional celebration, such as dumpling making, window paper-cut decorations, ice lamps and Spring Festival couplets. 

The gala is presented by Beijing Municipal Bureau of Culture and Tourism with support from Dublin City Council.

Tickets:

Free. Booking Required.

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