Chinese New Year: Cǎi Qīng Lion Dance

chinatown

When: 19/02/15: 3:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Where: Yokohama Chinatown, Yamashita-cho

There’ll be a series of special events and celebrations taking place in Yokohama’s Chinatown from this week until March 5th, the first of which is this Lion Dance. As part of a ritual to bring prosperity and ensure a good harvest the lion snakes the streets chomping down on envelopes hung from store fronts that contain monetary offerings. Head down to the Chinatown area to catch this colorful sight.

Chinese New Year: Cǎi Qīng Lion Dance

More information: http://www.chinatown.or.jp/event/celebration/201411_01/

How much: free

 

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