The Chinese New Year is celebrated glamorously in Hong Kong especially around the port area of Victoria Harbor. The first day of the Lunar New Year is marked by a special Night Parade followed by the magical Firework Show which takes place late in the evening on the second day. The third and the last day of this celebration ends on a high note with the Chinese New Year Day Race which is truly fascinating to watch with the participants all geared up and dressed up in beautiful dragon and lion costumes.
The Chinese New Year, modernly known as the Spring Festival marks the beginning of a fresh year according to the Chinese Lunar Calendar. Not only does it invite the Spring Festival holidays, but also stands as one of the most important national holidays in Hong Kong. Apart from the main events hosted each year, there are quite a number of rituals and customs to be followed during the New Year preparations and many special dishes to be tried out. Drink in the sight of the beautiful houses, each of them decorated in an elegant, yet unique way. So, go ahead and have a fun, prosperous new year!
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