February 29, 2024

Ring in the Year of the Dragon at the Waterfront Market

The Waterfront Market, Dubai’s leading fresh food destination, is set to dazzle the city with its vibrant Chinese New Year celebrations from 9th to 11th February.

This year, the market will celebrate the Year of the Dragon and transform into a festive haven adorned with Chinese New Year decorations, creating a visual spectacle for visitors. Adding to the festive atmosphere, roaming entertainers will captivate audiences with traditional Chinese performances, ensuring a culturally rich experience for all.

The highlight of the celebrations will be the exhilarating Dragon Boat Races, scheduled for 10th and 11th February. These races are not just a display of strength and teamwork but also a nod to the rich cultural heritage of China. Teams will compete fiercely in a series of 200-metre races, set against the picturesque backdrop of the Waterfront Market promenade. Spectators are invited to cheer on their favorite teams from morning till evening, enjoying the panoramic views and the thrilling competition atmosphere.

Dragon Boat racing, with its 2,500-year-old origins in China, pays homage to the reverence of dragons and the sun in Chinese culture. This tradition continues at the Waterfront Market, blending cultural significance with modern festivity.

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