Chinese New Year 2020 in Paris 13th arrondissement

Published by My B. · Photos by Rizhlaine F. · Published on 2 January 2020 at 11h48 · Updated on 30 January 2020 at 15h59
Chinese neighborhood, Paris 13th arrondissement celebrates the Chinese New Year with 2 weeks of events. From January 20 to February 2, 2020, enjoy a change of scenery with exhibitions, conferences, shows, concerts and other ceremonies including the famous and festive parade.

As usual, Paris 13th arrondissement celebrates the Chinese New Year. This year let’s celebrate the year of the Rat starting from January 25. And to mark this change, the Paris City Hall and associations have come up with 2 weeks of entertainments to make you enjoy the Chinese culture.

Yes, celebrating the Chinese New Year goes beyond the average celebration as a parade is one of the highlights of the event. Beyond the clichés, the Chinese New Year is the occasion to celebrate the city’s cultural diversity in terms of tradition and contemporary sides.

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This year, the 13th arrondissement town hall celebrates the tradition for 14 days of event. Note that as usual, many entertainments are planned within the town hall; exhibitions, concerts, Chinese shows… But the monumental parade planned on Sunday February 2 takes over it all as it is enjoyed by some 100,000 people yearly.

On the menu of these Chinese weeks:

Thursday January 23

  • Festivities kick off with the Spring Festival, Dance of the Lions
    6:15 p.m., in front of the town hall

  • Guo Gan et ses Amis concert, fusion concert: Erhu, Jazz, world music, Hip-Hop
    Funk, Rock, Latino Music
    7 p.m., function room

Monday January 27

  • Conference about traditional Chinese Medicine: Yangsheng
    Spring, self-massage and diet
    7 p.m., function room

Wednesday January 29

  • Panel and open debate – Identity and heritage
    7 p.m., function room

Friday January 31

  • 1001 bamboo vibrations concert
    7 p.m., function room

Saturday February 1

  • “13e Fête” show
    7 p.m., function room
    For the third year in a row, the “13e Fête” show is on the menu of the Spring festival. This night changes the story of the traditional Asian festivals in Paris. You’ll attend a show highlighting the richness of the French-speaking Asian culture. Music, dance, martial arts, humor and this year, entertainments will be added to this event. Let’s welcome modernity and union of Asian-inspired talents. We’ll also welcome Asia-related associations and culture all along the show…

Exhibitions:

  • Paintings and sculptures by Qixiang ZHOU exhibition – La vie poétique
    From January 20 to February 1 – Galerie Athéna and Antichambre

  • Paintings exhibition by Yang YAN – Soyons Sérieux II
    From January 20 to February 1 – Galerie Bièvre

Sunday February 2

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In other words, you’ll enjoy wonderful discoveries!

And for more good deals, discover the Chinese New Year in Paris guide.

Practical information

Opening Time
From 20 January 2020 to 2 February 2020

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    Location

    1 Place d'Italie
    75013 Paris 13

    Prices
    Free

    Official website
    www.mairie13.paris.fr

    More informations
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