This year there were some fairly substantial celebrations organised for Chinese New Year in London so today I headed of to Trafalgar Square to join a good few thousand people to enjoy traditional dragon dances and the “best of Chinese arts and entertainments“. I’m not sure if the latter statement was necessarily true but it was pretty good all the same!
The heart of China Town itself was teeming with various activity, firecrackers, tempting smells and of course the beautiful overhead lanterns. I wish I had stayed to see these at night, I’m sure they are even more beautiful.
Read more about China in London 2006. Happy Year of the Dog!