Thursday April 9, 2020

Red-letter days: how and where to celebrate Chinese New Year

The Chinese New Year celebrations begin this Saturday. Here’s your guide to what’s on, what it all means and, most importantly, where to eat the best dumplings

19th January, 2020
Chinese New Year lasts 15 days, until the full moon rises on February 8. Picture: Julien Behal

As Chinese New Year kicks off on Saturday, celebrations won’t take place solely on the Chinese mainland. Ireland’s Chinese community continues to grow and so do the Chinese New Year festivities. With Dublin City Council having spent €80,578 on the festival last year, brands and restaurants are increasingly getting in on the party and Dublin’s historic Fruit and Vegetable Market will reopen for celebrations this year. The Business Post Magazine is here to guide you...

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