A new handcrafted Chinese Dragon has just arrived from China for the forthcoming Liverpool Chinatown Chinese New Year celebration, the Year of Monkey. The Dragon is hancrafted by traditional dragon craftsmen in China, the family have been in the industry for over 100 years and has been passed down from generation to generation, so we are very excited to see if finished !! Before a new Dragon is used in a performance, it is customary for them to have their eyes opened, and effectively be “brought to life”. The traditional ceremony will be held in Chinatown by the Liverpool Hung Gar Kung Fu school under the arch in Chinatown 6:30pm Thursday 28th January. There will also be fire cracker display to awaken the ancient beast. The event is free for the public, please come and join in the traditional ceremony.

Celebrate Chinese New Year at Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet 30th January – 28th February
Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet is welcoming Chinese shoppers to enjoy special offers through February for Chinese New Year.
Customers will receive a Fashion Passport giving them an extra 10% off at selected stores and a drinks voucher. They can also enjoy offers from brands including Gucci, Coach, Michael Kors, Sonia Rykiel, Tommy Hilfiger, Dr Martens, Le Creuset, Furla and Whittard of Chelsea. 
Customers spending over £250 will receive a free gift! A specially designed Chinese New Year tote bag.
Print out to redeem

Congratulations to the great success of Hung Gar Sparring Marathon and acknowledge the receipt of £830 as support to this year’s Liverpool Chinatown Chinese New Year celebrations.Don't miss their dragon and lion dances at 11:30am - 3:30pm, Sunday 7 February 2016, Berry St & Nelson St, Liverpool.

To find out more Liverpool Hung Gar Kung Fu Academy, visit their website: http://www.liverpoolkungfu.com

The Liverpool Opera Four Seasons Event will be held in the St. George's Hall on 24th January 2016. The invited Plácido Domingo’s Operalia awarded guest is the Chinese born, young MET baritone Yunpeng Wang. To celebrate this event as pre Chinese New Year concert, two great ways to get 50% discounts off ticket prices: 

1. Buy ticket online: https://www.ticketquarter.co.uk/online/yunpeng-wang (Promotion code: LO42016C)

2. Go to Hondo Chinese Supermarket at 5-11 Upper Duke St, Liverpool L1 9DU.

Original ticket prices:
Class 4: £13.20
Class 3: £25.30
Class 2: £31.90

Special ticket prices for Chinese  communities (with the PROMO CODE)
Class 4: £6.60
Class 3: £12.65
Class 2: £15.95

More details about the event:

The Southport Flower Show has been the greatest annual flower show in Merseyside. In 2015 the theme of the show is China and the Show organiser has been working alongside with the Liverpool Chinese Business Association and other local community groups to bring the show with a wide range of Chinese themed activities. To celebrate the forthcoming Show, we are offering the Show ticket at £15!

Discount Code: LCBA (expire at  Sunday 12th July)

To redeem this offer:
By Internet: http://southportflowershow.co.uk/tickets.asp

By Phone:
Call the office on 01704 547147



The International Business Festival (IBF) is a flagship event organised by Liverpool City Council, Liverpool Vision; supported by a variety of both public and voluntary organisations, and some of the leading national corporations. The IBF runs for 50 days of business venues and conferences including over 200 focused business shows and events June - July 2014. It is anticipated that IBF will general £100 million direct inward investments.

LCBA supported the research team from China to learn about some of the history of oversea Chinese in Liverpool. The programme was conducted in Chinese.