Chinese New Year 2014 - The Year of the Horse

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Chinese New Year logoEstablished in 2008 the Dublin Chinese New Year Festival (DCNYF) showcases the best of Sino Irish Culture in Ireland. This year the festival as always will be delivering a high profile cultural programme including many diverse and exciting events.

The Libraries' programme includes a range of events for both children and adults, including storytelling sessions, and arts and crafts workshops.

For a taste of what you can expect, listen to storyteller Aideen McBride telling the tale of General Five Tiger, from Chinese Fairy Tales and Folk Tales. Translated from the German by Desmond Parsons, 1937:


You can also view the citywide programme of activities and more on the Festival website.

The main event of the Dublin City Chinese New Year Festival is a Carnival which will take place in Meeting House Square, Temple Bar on Sunday 2nd February. Dublin City Libraries will be there too, with our Pop-Up Library and plenty of books and storytelling. Drop by while you are at the Carnival - and lend an ear!

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