Chinese New Year at CVST

 

CHINESE New Year was celebrated with traditional music, songs, dancing, and tai chi demonstrations. 

Community Voluntary Service Tendring (CVST) hosted a Chinese/Lunar New Year event at its hub in Rosemary Road, Clacton. 

Supported by the Colchester Chinese Culture Society, the event entertained the community with Chinese songs, dances, tai chi demonstrations with fans and explained the history behind some of the performances.  

After the performances there was the chance to sample Chinese food and refreshments as well as talk to some of the performers. 

Essex Fire and Rescue Service were at the event to provide residents with safety tips and possible fire hazards in their homes and inform them of how they can receive a free smoke alarm.  

Lera Dmytriw, CVST’s Cultural Awareness – Community Connector, said: “We first hosted a Chinese/Lunar New Year celebration last year and it was such a success we were keen to host another one this year. 

“Again it proved to be hugely popular and we were fully booked for the free event weeks in advance with so many people ready and eager to celebrate the Chinese New Year. 

“The dancing, music and demonstrations were so exciting to watch and so nice to hear the history behind them.  

“By the end of the entertainment everyone was up and dancing along to the music and the food afterwards was incredible. 

“A big thank you to the Colchester Chinese Culture Society and everyone who came along.” 

Bonnie Hill Deputy Lieutenant of Essex, who wished everyone a happy new year and said, “Thank you for sharing your cultural celebrations, it has been magical.” 

For more information on events held by CVST visit www.cvstendring.org.uk or call 01255 425692. 

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