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Programme 2020

4:00 pmDragon Dance Meilahti Primary School Students
4:30 pmDance: Qing Yi Greeting the Year of the Rat at Korkeasaari Zoo Southern Lion Dance
5:00 pmPeking Opera: Crossroads Dragon Dance Dance: A Little Sweet
5:30 pmItäkeskus Primary School Students Northern Lion Dance Dance: Fragrant Osmanthus Flowers New Year's Speeches
6:00 pmYear of the Rat begins! New Year Pyro Show Dragon Dance Southern Lion Dance
6:30 pmPeking Opera: Monkey King Helsinging choir Southern Lion Dance
7:00 pmDance: A Fragrant Spring Day Peking Opera: Drunken Concubine Southern Lion Dance
7:30 pmHAYA band Dragon Dance

Side events

  • Chinese New Year at the Design Museum

    Design Museum Helsinki celebrates the beginning of the Year of the Rat with guided Tours […]

  • 2020 Chinese New Year Gala

    Time:17:00 – 19:00, 23rd Jan. 2020 (Thursday); (Entrance time: 16:45)Venue:Kulttuuritalo,Sturenkatu 4, 00510 HelsinkiFree of charge […]

  • The Farewell

    Time: Wed 22nd of January at 7 pmVenue: Caisa (Kaikukatu 4 B, Leipätehdas)Co-organized by Helsinki […]

  • Chinese New Year Symphony Concert

    Time: January 27th 2020, 7.00 pm.Venue: Finlandia Hall, HelsinkiOrganized by: Masterpiece Music & Turun filharmoninen […]

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