Iloilo Chinese New Year 2013 Schedule of Activities

Iloilo City will celebrate the 11th Chinese New Year on February 15, 2013 which will be highlighted by the dragon and lion dance, and grand cultural parade from Capitol Area, Iznart Street going to the Chinese-Filipino Arc.

Several activities are lined up such as Chinese Food Festival, Grand Cultural Program which showcase the Chinese Culture, and a world class pyrotechnics and fireworks display.

Here is Iloilo Chinese New Year 2013 Celebration Schedule of Activities.

EXHIBITS

Chinese Heritage and Heroism Exhibit (Jan. 23-29 Foodcourt Hallway)
Ethnic Tribes of Ancient China Portraits and Costume Exhibit (Jan. 23-29 LGF near carousel)
Ethnic Costumed Dolls of China & Animal Zodiacs (Jan. 23-29 LGF near karat world)
Giant inflatable dragon (Jan. 23-29 Food Court Hallway)
Chinese New Year Food Bazaar (Jan 15-29 Foodcourt dining beside Lava Grub)
Tsinoy new year exhibit of charms (Jan. 15-29 UGF near Watsons Beauty)

January 23, 2013

Opening Ceremony – Foodcourt Hallway, SM City Iloilo
Opening of Exhibits – Event Center, SM City Iloilo

January 24, 2013

Philippine Kong Han Athletic Club Iloilo Chapter wushu exhibition – Event Center, SM City Iloilo

January 25, 2013

“Embracing the Spring Festival with Jubilation” by Sun Yat Sen High School – Event Center, SM City Iloilo

January 26, 2013

“Vincentian Star Frolic, a Celebration of Giftedness and Abundance” by Colegio Del Sagrado Corazon De Jesus – Event Center, SM City Iloilo

January 27, 2013

Chinese Tea Leaf Reading with Alex Angeles – Event Center, SM City Iloilo

January 28, 2013

Dragon and Lion Dance by Iloilo City Chinese Commercial High School – Upper Ground Floor, SM City Iloilo
Chinese Astrology Forecast with Sherwin Gomez – Event Center, SM City Iloilo
Meet and Greet with Tai Shen Yeh “Chinese God of Wealth” – Event Center, SM City Iloilo

January 29, 2013

Dragon and Lion Dance by Sun Yat Sen High School – Lower Ground Floor, SM City Iloilo
“Heralding the year of the dragon with love and gratitude” by Iloilo Scholastic Academy – Event Center, SM City Iloilo

FEBRUARY 15, 2013

Festival Banquet with the Chinese Ambassador to the Philippines
Grand Cultural Parade (Iznart-JM Basa-Aldeguer-Iznart) – 3PM
Grand Cultural Presentation – Iznart Street
Food Festival – Iznart Street
Fireworks Display – Iznart Street

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