Snake Years are sixth in the cycle, following the Dragon Years, and recur every twelfth year. The Chinese New Year does not fall on a specific date, so it is essential to check the calendar to find the exact date on which each Snake Year actually begins.Visit www.cny.ie for more information and a list of what’s on. For more information or to make a room booking call 01 646 1000 or go online to www.grandcanalhotel.ie
Monday, February 4, 2013
Dublin Chinese New Year
2013 celebrates the year of the snake in Chinese culture. Dublin will be joining in with all the festivities from February 8th to the 22nd. The well established Dublin Chinese New Year Festival will showcase the best of the Sino Irish Culture. The 2013 festival not only marks the year of the snake, but it’s also the 6th year of the internationally recognised festival.