On 5th February, the whole world will mark Chinese New Year – the annual festival that celebrates the beginning of a new year on the traditional Chinese calendar.
The occasion has crossed over beyond its country of origin and is now widely observed in different countries including Thailand, Cambodia, Philippines, Indonesia, Singapore, America, Europe and even here in the UAE.
And what better way to celebrate the day than with mouth-watering dishes inspired by flavours from East Asia?
The Asian restaurant Cho Gao (meaning rice market in Vietnamese) in Crowne Plaza Abu Dhabi will unleash an open buffet made up of delectable Chinese delicacies. From AED 149. 5th February, 7pm-11pm. Contact: 02 616 6149 or Visit www.crowneplaza.com/AbuDhabi
Hakkasan Abu Dhabi in Emirates Palace goes all out with its month-long celebration to commemorate the festivity. The ‘Wishing Tree’ lets guests tie ribbons with their wishes on it. That’s not all, as a limited edition signature set menu will be rolled out for diners to try. The meal will include a wide range of favourites such as Peking duck with crispy bean curd and mango, Shacha chicken puff, roasted jasmine chicken with sticky rice, wok-fry lobster, and more. AED 498. 28th January to 24th February. Contact: 02 690 7739 or Visit www.Hakkasan.com
c.taste in Centro Capital Centre Abu Dhabi introduces its Asian themed dinner night every Tuesday. Taking centre stage are Chinese dishes plus a supporting cast of Asian dishes. What’s on the menu? Spring rolls, dim sum, Chinese barbecue chicken and many more. AED 99. 6pm-11pm. Contact: 02 409 6666
if you’re on the lookout for activities for the entire family to enjoy, then thank your lucky dragon and check out these places…
From 1st to 9th February, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi will parade Chinese-themed entertainment including an acrobatic show, kung fu academy, arts and crafts and more. From AED 295. 11am-8pm. Contact: 600 511 115, www.FerrariWorldAbuDhabi.com
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The UAE's most exhilarating Chinese New Year celebration is back between February 1-9. Enjoy Khalil's Kung Fu Academy, Hao Yun acrobatic show, and loads of epic entertainment experiences! #FerrariWorldAD #InAbuDhabi #YasIsland الاحتفالية الأروع لرأس السنة الصينية الجديدة في الإمارات تعود إلى عالم فيراري أبوظبي بين 1 و 9 فبراير، تعلّموا مهارات فنون القتال في أكاديمية (خليل للكونغ فو) واستمتعوا بالعروض البهلوانية والكثير من الفعاليات الشيقة! #عالم_فيراري_أبوظبي #جزيرة_ياس #في_أبوظبي
For the fifth year, The Galleria on Al Maryah Island will prepare an array of activities and entertainment in line with the occasion. Celebrating Chinese New Year in advance, from 31st January to 2nd February, merrymakers will be treated to workshops, performances, Chinese calligraphy, tea-making ceremonies and the much-anticipated colourful fireworks display in the evening. Free. Visit: www.TheGalleria.ae
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The Waterfront Promenade #AtTheGalleria on @almaryahisland will transform into the ultimate celebration of the Orient this Chinese New Year! ⛲🎇🤩 Join us from January 31st for a full schedule of traditional performances, exciting events and authentic Chinese activities 🇨🇳🐲 For more details and timings, tap the link in our bio. . . ممشى الواجه البحرية في الغاليريا على @almaryahisland سوف يتحول وكأنكم في شرق اسيا بمناسبة السنة الصينية الجديدة ⛲🎇🤩 انضموا إلينا من 31 ينايرليوم مليء بالاستعراضات التقليدية والأحداث المثيرة والأنشطة الصينية الأصيلة 🇨🇳🐲 انقروا على الرابط في اعلى الصفحة للحصول على الجدول الكامل.