For the Western world, the New Year has come and gone and it already seems ages ago, but if you still need an excuse to party there are some fabulous places to celebrate Chinese New Year.
2017 is going to be the Year of the Rooster and will be ushered in over a two week period #beginning around the very end of January, with the official start date being January 28th.
The festivities are always among some of the greatest on the planet, so let’s visit some of the top places to celebrate Chinese New Year.
1. Hong Kong
Never one to refuse a party, Hong Kong’s festivities are loud, brash and highly colorful.
For 15 days, the city that never sleeps is completely engrossed in having a good time.
There are huge parades and lion and dragon dances around Tsim Sha Tsui East on January 28, a huge fireworks display in Victoria Harbor, the skyscrapers flash messages and there is red everywhere.
The horse races will take place January 30th.
Everyone dresses in new clothes, attends family feasts and shops until they drop.
Always amazing, Hong Kong is absolutely one of the top places to celebrate Chinese New Year.