Urban Lunar New Year Lantern Displays at Hong Kong Cultural Centre (HKCC) Piazza

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    12th January 2023 – (Hong Kong)  As the Lunar New Year is approaching, the Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD) will present the Urban Lunar New Year Lantern Displays “The Luck-Bringing Rabbit – Lanterns to Celebrate the New Year” at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre (HKCC) Piazza from today to celebrate the advent of the Lunar New Year with members of the public. The display will last until 7th February and admission is free.
     
    The Intangible Cultural Heritage Office under the LCSD is presenting a dazzling and joyful display of festive lanterns to members of the public. The office is collaborating with local master Hui Ka-hung, who has more than 30 years of experience in traditional paper crafting, to produce several sprightly rabbits, energetic lions, festive food and dim sum to add festive colour and a joyful atmosphere to the HKCC Piazza and to promote the art of traditional paper crafting.
     
    The lantern displays will be lit up from 6pm to 11pm daily. For more information of “The Luck-Bringing Rabbit – Lanterns to Celebrate the New Year”, please visit the website at www.cpo.gov.hk/activity/en-lunar-new-year-lantern-carnivals-2023-hkcc or call 2591 1340.
     
    Meanwhile, the LCSD will hold separate Lunar New Year lantern displays with different themes at North District Park and at Tsuen Wan Park respectively from 31st January to 7th February to celebrate the upcoming Spring Lantern Festival. Details will be announced later.
     
    To safeguard public health, all persons attending the Lunar New Year Lantern Displays must wear their own masks, even when taking photographs.

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