Chinese New Year 2019 in the 13th arrondissement of Paris

The famous Chinese New Year's Parade is back in the 13th arrondissement of Paris, the Chinatown of the capital, enchanted the streets on Sunday, February 17, 2019. This festive event will be a good way to celebrate the Year of the Pig.

If there is one place to celebrate the Chinese New Year, it sure is the 13th arrondissement of Paris, famous for being the Chinatown of the capital. As for every year, thousands of people (around 200,000 people) from everywhere around the world will gather in the streets of the 13th arrondissement for the parade.

This year, the Chinese New Year officiallt falls on February 5, 2019. The Year of the Dogis off, The Year of the Pigis on for a year that, we hope, will be full of unexpected developments. Organised by the 13th arrondissement city hall, the festivities will spotlight the evolution of the Chinese traditions and culture.

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The Chinese New Year is a way for many people to discover the Chinese culture, its traditions and folklores, and it has progressively forged itself a spot in the Parisian calendar. These celebrations are a way to polish our knowledge of the 13th arrondissement cultures: Vietnamese, Cambodian, Tibetan, Chinese provinces…. and even some border countries: India, Iran, Mongolia.

Considered as the neighborhood’s major event, for it's the most important event in France in the matter, the 13th arrondissement Chinese New Year's Parade will be held on Sunday February 17, 2019.

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The 13th arrondissement' Chinese New Year's Parade:

The parade will begin around 1p.m. and will most likely follow this path:

  • 44 avenue d’Ivry
  • Avenue de Choisy
  • Boulevard Masséna
  • Arrival: avenue d’Ivry

Path’s map:

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Dragon dances, lion dances, costume parade, Chinese traditional et folkloric dances with firecracker sounds. A rendez-vous not to be missed.

From February 4 to 17, 2019, alongside this event, the 13th arrondissement city hall organizes a cultural programme, provided with a rich schedule that aims at working for the sharing of the multiple cultures that make the richness and the diversity of the 13th arrondissement of Paris.

 

Please note that other parades will also be held throughout the French capital: Place de la République and Belleville.

Here is a look at the 2013 edition:

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

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Last updated on 14 January 2019

Practical information

Opening Time
On 17 February 2019
From 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

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    Location

    44 Avenue d'Ivry
    75013 Paris 13

    Prices
    Free

    Recommended age
    For all

    Official website
    www.mairie13.paris.fr

    More information
    Défilé le 17 février 2019
    Départ du défilé : 44 avenue d'Ivry - 75013 Paris
    A partir de 13h00 et jusqu'a 17h00

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