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Birmingham Chinese New Year


February 2, 2014
11:30 amto5:30 pm
11:30 amto5:30 pm

Sunday 2nd February 2014 – Arcadian Centre, Birmingham

Birmingham welcomes in the Chinese New Year with an afternoon of free entertainment at the Arcadian Centre. Dragon dances, acrobatic performances and Kung Fu demonstrations are just some of the cultural entertainment on offer. Plus traditional firecrackers, market stalls, food and children’s rides.

The celebrations are organised by the Birmingham Chinese Festival Committee with support from Birmingham City Council and other sponsors. For more information, visit                   Tel:   0121 685 8510

Sunday 2nd February, 12.30 – 5.30
Year of the Horse

A closure of Hurst Street will be implemented between Inge Street and Bromsgrove Street from 7.00am – 7.00pm to incorporate a number of stalls and children’s rides.

The programme begins with the traditional Dragon Dance and popular fireworks which will get proceedings off with a bang.

The programme at Arcadian Centre is as follows:

Time             Events

12:30              Waking of the Lions

12:45              Speeches

13:15              Mongolian Group Dance  (Overseas Chinese Association School)

13:21              Fan Dance  (Birmingham Chinese School)

13:26              God of Wealth, Money Money Money  (Birmingham Chinese Women Association)

13:34              Flower Basket Dance  (Birmingham Chinese Society Dancing Group)

13:44              Tian Mi Mi  (Chinese Community Centre Birmingham – Suet Fun Chung)

13:47              Kung Fu Sword  (Yang Tai Chi School)

13:52              Dunhuang Dance ( Thousand Handed Buddha  (Wanlin Dance Troupe)

13:59              A Trio Modern Dance  (Overseas ChineseAssociationSchool)

14:06              Tai Chi Sword  (Birmingham Chinese School – Yanyan Yang)

14:11              Good Wishes  (Birmingham Chinese Karaoke Group)

14:16              Good Fortune  (Chinese Community Centre – Birmingham)

14:20              Happy Year after Year (Birmingham Chinese Women Association)

14:44              Children Singing  (Overseas Chinese Association School)

14:49              Parasol Dance : Rainy Alley in a SmallTown  (Wanlin Dance Troupe)

14:56              Tibetan Dance  (Birmingham Chinese Society Dancing Group)

15:03              Welcome the Blossom of Spring  (Birmingham Chinese Women Association)

15:06              Xinjiang Dance  (Chinese Community Centre – Birmingham)

15:11              Yang Tai Chi Quan  (Yang Tai Chi School)

15:19              Melody of China  (Chinese Youth Violin Performance)

15:29              Xinjiang Dance : Scarlet Flowers  (Wanlin Dance Troupe)

15:34              Xi Feng  (Chinese Community Centre Birmingham – Suet Fun Chung & Lianxiang Deng)

15:38              Tai Chi Kong Fu Fan  (Yang Tai Chi School)

15:46              Fan Dance : Spring Blossoms on Moonlit River  (Wanlin Dance Troupe)

15:51              Riverside Town in Dream  (Chinese Community Centre – Birmingham)

15:56              Singing  (Stella Wan)

16:06              Kung Fu Dao  (Yang Tai Chi School)

16:16              Wudang Fist  (Wanlin Dance Troupe – Pablo Salas Vazquez)

16:19              Nearu Martial Arts Performance  (Nearu Martial Arts School)

16:29              Jian Kang Ge; Tao Hua Duo Duo Kai  (Robin Hood School)

16:36              Wudang Sword  (Wanlin Dance Troupe – Wanlin Steele and Pablo Salas Vazquez)

16:40              Chun Xiao; Xin Nian Hao Ya; Yi Shan Yi Shan Liang Jin Jin  (Robin Hood School)

16:50              Nearu Martial Arts Performance  (Nearu Martial Arts School)

17:00              Final Appearnace of the Lion Dance  (Choy Lee Fut Kong Fu Academy)

17:20              Fireworks

17:30              Close

Birmingham Resilience Team will also be attending providing advice and informaton about being more prepared for emergencies. As well as signing up to Birmingham Community Alert.


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