Top Ways To Get Into The Spirit Of Chinese New Year In Dubai
With so much happening, Dubai is the perfect spot to enjoy Chinese new year.
This year is the year of the dragon and there is plenty to do to soak up the spirit. Falling on February 10, plenty of festivities are available around town to immerse in this annual tradition from flavours of China to traditional arts, crafts and culture.
Hutong Dubai in DIFC is offering a festive dining experience from February 9-11 with authentic creations such as lobster lao he, the intricate Chinese New Year dim sum platter, five spices with foie gras, flaming peking duck and the cigar signature box.
Zheng He in Jumeirah Mina A’Salam will be complete with celebrations, decorations and delicious food for the festivities. Guests can sample delicacies like stewed chicken with spicy bean sauce, char siew pork belly, wok-seared tenderloin with savoury truffle paste and more. To add to the fun, there will be live lion dance performances on February 9-10.
Especially for the season, French luxury patisserie, Laduree, is offering a limited edition eight-piece macaroon box in red and gold to mark the festivities. Guests can personalise them with their own designs which make perfect gifts for those celebrating.
Guests can revel in the festivities from the lobby lounge destination offering a quintessential Chinese-themed high tea alongside an array of traditional Chinese entertainment, from dances to design and decor between 8-10 February.
At the world’s largest mall, guests can explore music, traditional dance, arts, crafts and cultural demonstrations from tea ceremonies to lantern making. Live entertainment such as dance and music will light up the mall during the festivities for a unique glimpse into the cultural aspects of the country’s traditions.