On January 1st, 2013 Hong Kong will kick-off the New Year 2013 with the “Dragon and Lion Dance Extravaganza 2013”. Be sure to mark down this special event: No matter if you are interested in Hong Kong culture or not, this event is surely one not to be missed.

The “Dragon and Lion Dance Extravaganza 2013” will feature over 800 auspicious animals highlighting Hong Kong’s traditional culture and festive ambience. Aside from having a rare opportunity to watch a parade of five traditional celestial guardians (Golden Dragon, Southern Lion, Northern Lion, Chinese Unicorn and Pixiu) this event will try to enter the Guinness Book of World Records for the Largest Chinese Unicorn Dance.

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Dragon and Lion Dance Extravaganza 2013

Dragon and Lion Dance Extravaganza 2013
(Note:The Copyright of this picture belongs to Hong Kong Tourism Board)

Be sure to watch this unforgettable spectacle with the lions simultaneously dancing on bamboo poles performing highly difficult movements and let this special cultural festivity enchant you and bring all the best wishes and good luck for the New Year 2013.

When and where does the “Dragon and Lion Dance Extravaganza 2013” take place?

Date: January 1st, 2013
Time: 2:00pm – 4:30 pm
Venue: Canton Road (Kick-off Ceremony)
Hong Kong Cultural Centre
Avenue of Stars
Centenary Garden

The Parade will start from Canton Road along Hong Kong Cultural Centre and Avenue of Stars before it will finish at the UC Centenary Garden.

Admission: free of charge