Happy Year of the Tiger!

The Chinese New Year was celebrated in Helsinki on 31 January with an online programme and ice tigers across the city.

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Chinese New Year in Helsinki

The Chinese New Year was celebrated in Helsinki on Monday, 31 January, when the year of the Ox turned into the year of the Tiger. In addition to the festive programme available online, numerous ice sculptures were created around the city at Keskuskatu and in the courtyards of the city’s cultural centres Annantalo, Kanneltalo, Maunula House, Vuosaari House and Stoa.

Helsinki’s Chinese New Year event is hosted by the cities of Helsinki and Beijing, and it has been celebrated since 2007. The event is produced by the Finland China Society together with Cultural Centre Caisa and Helsinki Event Foundation.