2016

SJ8497 : Chinese Dancers on Princess Street (Dragon Parade)

taken 8 years ago, near to Manchester, England

Chinese Dancers on Princess Street (Dragon Parade)
Chinese Dancers on Princess Street (Dragon Parade)
Chinese dancers, in colourful costumes, leading the dragon along Princess Street as part of the celebrations to mark the start of the Year of the Monkey.
Manchester Chinese New Year Celebrations, Year of the Monkey :: SJ8398

Since the first Chinese settlers arrived in the city in the early 20th century, Manchesterís Chinatown has become second largest in the United Kingdom and the third largest in Europe and the city hosts the North of England's biggest Chinese New Year celebrations.

The programme of events for 2016 began on 4th February and culminated in the spectacular Dragon Parade on Sunday 7th February, watched thousands of people who packed the streets between the Town Hall at Albert Square and the cityís Chinatown district.


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David Dixon   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Sunday, 7 February, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 10 February, 2016
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 841 979 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:28.6711N 2:14.4532W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 841 979
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