Chinese New Year will be celebrated again at Keskuskatu on Friday January 27th 2017.
|3:30 pm||Parade from Narinkkatori to Keskuskatu|
|4:00 pm||Joyful Fan Dance Moomin Songs from China Lion Dance|
|4:45 pm||Bamboo Clappers Spirit of Kung Fu -performance Song Yue & Feng Daishan: Huan Qin Taipinggu Dance|
|5:30 pm||Colors of China Dance Taiji Performance Lion Dance Dragon Dance|
|6:00 pm||New Year begins! New Year’s Speeches Taipinggu Dance|
|6:30 pm||Moomin Songs from China Shaolin Warriors Performance|
|6:45 pm||Joyful Fan Dance Dragon Dance Liu Yining: Wo ai ni, saibei de xue|
|7:15 pm||Colors of China Dance Lion Dance Clash of Wild Animals Bamboo Clappers|
|7:45 pm||Dragon Dance Taipinggu Dance|
|8:20 pm||Grand fireworks over Töölönlahti sponsored by Finnair|
Chinese zodiac is based on mathematical cycle of 12 animals. Each year is related to one of the cycle’s animals and each animal’s attributes are believed to have an impact on the events of the year as well as on the characters of the children born that year.