Where? London, England
When? 19-22 February 2015
Chinese New Year 2015 in London celebrates the Year of the Goat
London's celebrations of the Chinese New Year are the largest outside Asia with hundreds of thousands of people descending on the West End every year. Festivities commence in the morning with a parade of colorful floats and beating drums, in Trafalgar Square through Chinatown and ending in Rupert Street.
On the main stage in Trafalgar Square there is an opening celebration that sees the Dotting of the Eye ceremony, which will bring the dragons and lions to life and is followed by with stage performances and special guests. Chinatown is the focal point of the New Year party with food and craft stalls line the streets and a lion dance snakes through the crowds. A stunning fireworks display marks the end of the day's celebrations.
Year of the Goat
Chinese New Year 2015 will begin the latest Year of the Goat. Decorations will reflect this and Goat sign people will take special care about what they do
Goats, 2015 is an important year for you according to zodiac theory. It is your Ben Ming Nian. See How to Bring Yourself Good Luck in Your Ben Ming Nian.
The Goat's Personality
People born in a year of the Goat are generally believed to be gentle mild-mannered, shy, stable, sympathetic, amicable, and brimming with a strong sense of kindheartedness and justice.
They have very delicate thoughts, strong creativity, and perseverance, and acquire professional skills well. Although they look gentle on the surface, they are tough on the inside, always insisting on their own opinions in their minds. They have strong inner resilience and excellent defensive instincts.
Though they prefer to be in groups, they do not want to be the center of attention. They are reserved and quiet, most likely because they like spending much time in their thoughts. Goats like to spend money on fashionable things that give them a first class appearance. Although goats enjoy spending money on the finer things in life, they are not snobbish.
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