Celebrate Chinese New Year at Araneta Center
(The Philippine Star) - February 5, 2016 - 12:00am

MANILA, Philippines – A weekend of festivity and vibrant colors of red, yellow and green awaits at the Araneta Center where you and your loved ones can celebrate Chinese New Year on Feb. 7 to 8.

Lots of fun and exciting activities are lined up such as the Dragon Dance, Calligraphy Fair and Live Body Painting.

Watch the traditional Fly Dragon Lion Dance, believed to bring good luck, long life and wisdom, as it snakes around the streets of Araneta Center from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Feb. 7, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Feb. 8.

Unleash the artist in you and get free calligraphy souvenirs from a two-day calligraphy fair at Ali Mall and Farmers Plaza. Raffle prizes will also be given away.

On Feb. 7, witness also a display of body painting at Gateway Mall, which starts at 2 p.m. until 8 p.m. You can also get a calligraphy-inspired Henna tattoo, and learn basic calligraphy and postcard-making on Feb. 8. Also watch a spectacular fireworks display as culmination of festivities at 7 p.m.

A Giant Scroll Installation with inscriptions of auspicious Chinese proverbs at Ali Mall, Farmers Plaza and Gateway Mall is set until Feb. 10.

Welcome the Year of the Monkey at the Araneta Center and expect nothing but a fun and memorable one with your family and friends.

For details, visit www.aranetacenter.net and the Araneta Center Facebook page.

A GIANT SCROLL INSTALLATION ALI MALL ALI MALL AND FARMERS PLAZA ARANETA CENTER ARANETA CENTER FACEBOOK CALLIGRAPHY FAIR AND LIVE BODY PAINTING CHINESE NEW YEAR DRAGON DANCE DRAGON LION DANCE FARMERS PLAZA AND GATEWAY MALL FEB
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