Plebiscito Square comes alive with the colors and the lights of the Chinese New Year


Clothes, colors, masks and music of the East in this Saturday’s party in Piazza del Plebiscito. Thanks to the organization of the Confucius Institute and the University of Naples L’Orientale, and with the cooperation of the City of Naples, the most heartfelt holiday of Chinese culture to life and involve everyone in the atmosphere of the past, Saturday, February 19th.

For what is also known as the Spring Festival, or Lunar New Year, in the great festivities planned could not miss the famous Dance of the dragon, animal symbol of strength and dignity in Asia. A great dragon silk, animated by many young oriental related to the customs of their country, accompanied by the sound of a gong, will cross the length and breadth of hovering in graceful evolutions, the square in front of the Royal Palace.

Rounding out the festivities, workshops in calligraphy and Chinese painting, martial arts performances and manufacturing of kites, as well as cut paper. And finally, in order not to miss anything will be illustrated sin’anche art and technique of the nodes.