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
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