Parade to celebrate Chinese New Year

Ushering in the Chinese New Year, a grand outdoor celebration event-“Parade for Celebration of the Year of the Monkey” has been planned for the third day (10 February) and sixth day (13 February) of the Lunar New Year.

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The annual event features a fabulous float parade alongside over 1,000 performers, splendid fireworks, a local display of floats and so forth. Readyto live broadcast the event through TV channels and on LED screens at a totalof nine locations, the Macao Government Tourism Office hopes to fill the citywith festive joy and celebrate Spring Festival with local residents andtourists from around the world.

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At the same time, TDM and Macao Cable TV willlive broadcast the Parade and record the show for subsequent broadcast; aspecial program about the Parade will be also broadcasted on Jade TV.This year, the whole Parade will revolve around a story about the Monkey King, a famous character in a Chinese classical novel.

The 14 floats in the Parade will be showcased at Sai Van Lake Square and TapSeac Square during 10 – 13 February and 13 – 21 February respectively. Thefloats will be brightened up with illuminations to allow photo opportunities.