Tour Scotland Video 2016 Chinese New Year Celebrations Parade Perth Perthshire

Tour Scotland video of the 2016 Chinese New Year Celebrations Parade on visit to Perth, Perthshire, Scotland. Including traditional Chinese drummers, dancers and a Chinese Lion. Chinese New Year is an important Chinese festival celebrated at the turn of the traditional lunisolar Chinese calendar. It is also known as the Spring Festival, the literal translation of the modern Chinese name. Celebrations traditionally run from the evening preceding the first day, to the Lantern Festival on the 15th day of the first calendar month. The first day of the New Year falls on the new moon between 21 January and 20 February. In 2016, the first day of Chinese New Year fell on Monday, February 8th.

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