Happy Chinese New Year!
Chinese New Year, also known as ‘chunjie’ or the Spring Festival, marks the end of the winter season. After the recent cold weather, we can all look forward to celebrating that!
Did you know that out of Edinburgh’s ten twin cities, Xi’an, China is the largest? Here are ten facts about our twin city to help you bring in the (Chinese) New Year.
Hosting the largest Chinese New Year celebration in Scotland, Edinburgh will be home to the Official Chinese New Year Concert at Usher Hall, the Giant Lanterns of China at the Edinburgh Zoo, and the opening of the East Asia Gallery at the National Museum of Scotland! And if you’re wanting to celebrate with a night out on the town, you can catch some landmark buildings across the capital lit up in red!
Good luck this year of the pig!
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