Lunar New Year 2023

Movema teams in Bristol and Liverpool are preparing to dance at multiple events to celebrate the Lunar New Year.
This year hops from Water Tiger to Water Rabbit!


Sunday 29th January 2023, 12pm – Bristol Museum & Arts Gallery.
Everybody Dance Now dancers from Filwood Community Centre, Wawa Chen and RISE Youth Dance perform ‘Peacock & Dragon Dancing in the Stars’.

Sunday 5th February, 2-5pm- Filton Community Centre.
Our World Fusion Adult dance group will perform their new M-Pop routine at the LNY Celebration organised by SGREN & Bristol Chinese Association.


Saturday 14th Jan, 12-2pm – Liverpool 1
Dance and Lion Parade.

Friday 20th Jan, 6-7.30pm – The Black-E
Chinese family dance workshop.

Saturday 21st Jan, 1-3pm – The Bluecoat
1pm: Doors open
1.30 – 1.50: Movema workshop,
1.50 – 2pm: Presentation /show & tell,
2.30 – 2.50: Movema workshop,
2.50 – 3pm: Presentation / show & tell,

Saturday 21st Jan, 3-6pm – FACT
LNY opening ceremony:
Tasting Menu, Cultural Conversation, Performance and Gifs Exhibition

Sunday 22nd Jan, 12.30-1.30pm – The Black-E
Family dance workshop

Sunday 22nd Jan, 15.20 & 16.15pm – Great George Square
Community performances on the Main stage in Great George Square

Sunday 22nd Jan – Pop up performances Commissioned by Culture Liverpool
11.45 – Bombed out Church,
13.15 – The Black-E & Berry Street,
2.15pm Great George Square.

Friday 27th Jan, 6pm & 7pm – The GPO Met Quarter
Feng Huang performance

Saturday 28th Jan, 10-12pm – Central Library
Storytelling workshop Commissioned by Culture Liverpool

Sunday 5th Feb, 12-6pm – FACT
LNY closing ceremony
Lantern making workshop, Tea Ceremony, Cultural Conversation

Did you know?

The rabbit () is the fourth in the twelve-year cycle of animals that appear in the Chinese zodiac related to the Chinese calendar.
In the Vietnamese zodiac and the Gurung zodiac, the cat takes the place of the rabbit.[1] In the Malay zodiac, the mousedeer takes the place of the rabbit.