If you haven’t been to Wanchai lately you should come during Chinese New Year. The streets which are usually congested with buses and cars are quiet, clean and relatively pollution free.
Lee Tung Avenue has spared no expense on decorations, stringing up lights and putting on display a giant dog for the instagram crowd.
There’s also a slew of small events for the visitors and neighbourhood community to participate in… most things are shut for a few more days so this is the only attraction.
I’m looking forward to the lion dance. It’s usually a really fun performance and the lion dancers leap quite energetically to the beat. Reminds me of the famous lion dancing troupe from Johor that so popularised the lions balancing precariously on poles and on top of one another.
Prepare your tips (red packets) if you’re planning to get some good luck from them.
See you there!