Chinese New Year is the most boisterously celebrated Chinese festival in Hong Kong. To
add to the energy, the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) will roll out a new show in the
Hong Kong Pulse 3D Light Show, covering the façade of the Hong Kong Cultural Centre
and the Clock Tower with festive elements, including fai chun (Chinese New Year couplets)
and sizzling firecrackers. The show will run four times a day from tomorrow (12 February)
to 18 March (except from 18 to 20 February), two weeks longer than originally planned.
A three-part show to usher in the Year of the Sheep
• Part 1: The return of spring
Chinese New Year coincides with the return of spring, so the show will begin with
elements of vitality, including blossoming flowers, leaping koi fish and chirping birds.
• Part 2: A celebration of traditions
To wish the spectators a prosperous Year of the Sheep, the second part of the show will
feature various symbols of good fortune, including gold coins, red packets and the God
of Wealth, as well as other traditional cultural elements, like paper cut outs and
• Part 3: Festivities in the city
Part three will be a showcase of special celebratory events, including the International
Chinese New Year Night Parade, the fireworks display above Victoria Harbour, and the
Spring Lantern Festival, complemented by Chinese music and drumming to highlight the
cheerful, festive ambience in Hong Kong.
Advanced computer drawings
The creative team has made use of advanced computer drawings to give birth to lifelike
images, including peacocks, dancing lions, and koi fish, which will take the spectators’
1In addition, those who missed the previous Hong Kong Pulse 3D Light Shows will be able to
view a selection of scenes from past shows, including the game of mahjong and the moving
candy house, between 7 and 18 March.
The façade of the Hong Kong Cultural Centre will be covered by signature festive elements,
including fai chun (Photo 1) and firecrackers (Photo 2). The show will also feature
blossoming flowers (Photo 3) and special celebratory events (Photo 4). In addition, the
creative team has specially made use of advanced computer drawings to breathe life into
images of peacocks (Photo 5) and dancing lions (Photo 6), among others.
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