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  • Chinese New Year Itinerary: Where to Celebrate With the Whole Family

    Celebrate the start of the Year of the Pig by going to these fun events!
    by Kate Borbon .
Chinese New Year Itinerary: Where to Celebrate With the Whole Family
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  • February 2019 is officially here, and it means the Chinese New Year just around the corner! Kick off a prosperous new year by taking your kids to these events that are not only enjoyable but also great opportunities to learn and make memories with the family.

    Chat with Peppa Pig

    Start of your Year of the Pig by bringing your kids to meet everyone’s favorite character! Peppa Pig will visit different SM malls inside and outside the metro this February, including SM North EDSA, SM BF Parañaque, and SM East Ortigas.

    Enjoy musical performances

    Where better to celebrate the Lunar New Year than in Chinatown? Lucky Chinatown Mall, located in Binondo, Manila, is hosting several exciting events that the whole family will definitely enjoy, including performances from artists like I Belong to The Zoo, KZ Tandingan, and James Reid.

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    Watch lion and dragon dance shows

    Chinese New Year won’t be complete without traditional lion and dragon dance performances. Various malls in the city, such as Eastwood City and Ayala Malls, will be hosting cultural performances that kids and adults alike will surely enjoy.

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    Watch films about family, love, and Chinese culture

    Shangri-La Plaza’s much-anticipated Spring Film Festival is back again! Happening Until February 5, 2019, guests can enjoy different full-length feature films in the mall’s Red Carpet Cinema. The mall is also hosting other exciting events like a Chinese painting exhibit and a Chinese musical concert.

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    Enjoy authentic Chinese cuisine

    To celebrate the Chinese New Year, several hotels and restaurants are offering special set menus. Restaurants Crystal Dragon and Red Ginger in City of Dreams Manila are serving delectable lunch and dinner menus. Aside from authentic Chinese specialties, guests will also be able to enjoy the Nian Gao, more commonly known as tikoy, which symbolizes unity and togetherness.

    Find out what’s in store for you this year

    Want to know what 2019 has for you? Don’t miss out on the chance to see and talk to the Feng Shui Queen herself, Marites Allen, who will be visiting various Robinsons Mall branches in the city.

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