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2018 » 2019
2 Event(s)
From 02 February 2018 to 23 February 2018
The Legends of Lion Dance
From 02 February 2018 to 23 February 2018
The Legends of Lion Dance

 "To celebrate the Chinese New Year, a special and colorful exhibition was held at the Permeke Bibliotheek, in Antwerp: the Legends of Lion Dance. This unique exhibition in Belgium started on 2 February and ended on 23 February 2018.

 The second edition of this exhibition has displayed various unique lion heads which were made and embroidered in Hong Kong. The exhibition has shown different types of lion heads both from the South and the North. Other original lion heads, like those from the "Five Generals, Three Kingdoms period" story, have also be shown. Visitors can learn how lion heads are being made and discover the meaning of the Chinese horoscope, the importance of the Chinese New Year in the Chinese culture and the authentic Cantonese dishes served during the Chinese New Year. Above all, guests can enjoy a spectacular lion dance performance." 

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20 February 2018
Chinese New Year Reception