Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year – The streets around Zeedijk and Dam Square will be alive with colour for this great festival to celebrate the Chinese new year. This day is also known as  the Lunar New Year, is the most important event in the Chinese calendar.  The whole world gets colourful for this special day for the Chinese community. Families get together and have very social meals and then there are the huge street parties. Zeedijk with be alive with music and dancing and parades. Dam Square will allow more space for the celebrations. For more great festivals in the Amsterdam area, see our handy listings.