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Chinese New Year 2019 preparations have begun

While the Year of the Dog is far from over, the preparations have already begun for the celebration of the coming Chinese New Year. On 5 February 2019 the Year of the Pig starts and that will be celebrated in The Hague on 9 February 2019. On this website you will find soon all the information about the festivities in The Hague. To get an impression of what you can expect, we refer you to the photo gallery on this website and the video below. (photo gallery)

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Mayor Pauline Krikke of The Hague at ceremonial opening of the Chinese New Year

Mayor Pauline Krikke of the Hague will be present tomorrow at the ceremonial opening of the national celebration of Chinese New Year in the city hall of the Hague, together with Minister Bruno Bruins, Charges d’affaires Chen Ribiao of P.R. China, Deputy mayor Karsten Klein, Chairman Chi Tsjeng Pin of the National Federation of Chinese Organizations Netherlands and Chairman Henk Kool of the Association Netherlands – China.
This ceremonial opening with four colourful Chinese lions starts at 11:15 a.m. After the opening and the festive speeches, a festival of music and dance will start on the big stage in the Atrium in the town hall.
Besides the many guests from home and abroad who have promised to attend this national celebration, everyone is welcome to enjoy this show. Welcome!

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Towards closer cooperation between Dutch and Chinese cities

Many cities and municipalities in the Netherlands have a partnership with cities in China. The cooperation ranges from ceremonial up to commercial activities. On January 28, Chinese New Year, a seminar is organized in The Hague to discuss the possibilities to strengthen these relations. (more…)