Join the Chinese New Year celebrations with colourful shows, performances in the Freedom Square this Sunday, January 19th.
Every year, many people come to the square to enjoy a colourful programme, free stage performances and traditional Chinese food. For welcoming the 2020 Year of the Metal Rat, artists from the Bejing Opera and Arts College, singer-songwriter Daichin Tana (together with bänd HAYA), Chinese craftsmen and an ice sculptor are arriving in Tallinn. The concert will end with a spectacular fire performance!
Estonian artists will also perfrom on stage - Tai-Chi Sports Club performances, dragon and lion dances, drum perfromances led by Silver Ulvik and fire show of the Mystic Dance Studio will bring fun to all. A small thematic market can also be found at the venue.
There will also be 2 sculptures made at the same time - traditionally, the ice sculpture of a Chinese artist and a modeled work by Tauno Kangro. This year, the sculptures depict rats.
In addition to this year's main event, there will also be a lecture and a workshop at the Estonian Academy of Music and Theater in cooperation with the Beijing Opera and Arts College, and a seminar for tourism companies in the Viru Hotel.
The free events are organized by Tallinn Culture Department and Beijing Culture and Tourism Bureau.
More information: www.tallinn.ee/hiinauusaasta