Chinese New Year is widely celebrated worldwide and the pomp and show are multi-fold in Dubai, as well. Dubai is dotted in a vibrant red with Chinese decorations. We handpicked some of the coolest spots with the most festive cheer.
Dragon dances, martial arts, acrobatics, contemporary folk music convert this uber chic venue into a cultural burst of China. There’s even an interactive showcase called China Box giving further insights into Chinese culture.
Dubai’s global village is loved by all and has become a permanent tourist attraction (the concept of having stalls from various countries selling their local arts, crafts and produce become such a hit with tourists and locals that it has now become a permanent fixture). See the China pavilion come alive in red opulence in celebration of the Year of the Rat.
The mall celebrates Chinese New Year with ‘China art’. Catch live shows, participate in arts and craft workshops and some traditional Chinese games specifically the challenging mind game, Mahjong.
Did you think that the famous Dragon Boat Race can only be enjoyed in China? Think again! Head to The Pointe at the Palm Jumeirah for lots of festive spirit as you catch almost 50 rowing teams participate in the race.