Chinese Spring Festival

Date: 28 January

The Spring Festival, which is the Chinese New Year, is celebrated in January/February, depending on the adjustment of lunar days. Food is piled up to ensure abundance during the year and the traditional wax cake is distributed to relatives and friends. Firecrackers are lit to ward off evil spirits.

Gala Show with local and artists from People’s Republic of China

Organiser: Ministry of Arts and Culture and the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China.


National Spring Festival 2017 – List of Activities

Regional cultural show by Henan Arts Troupe
Date: 27 January 2017
Venue: Port Louis Waterfront (SPDC)
Time: 17 30hrs

Honoring of Ancestors
Date: 28 January 2017 
Venue: Kwan Tee Pagoda, Les Salines 
Time: 10 00hrs

Gala show by Henan Arts Troupe​
Date: 28 January 2017 
Venue: J & J Auditorium, Phoenix
Time: 19.30hrs

Repeat show by Henan Arts Troupe​
Date: 30 January 2017 
Venue: Mahatma Gandhi Institute, Moka
Time: 19.30hrs

Lantern Festival by Spring Festival Celebration Committee
Date: 12 February 2017 
Venue: Auditorium MGI, Moka
Time: 19.30hrs

National Event