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Following the success of Lakeside's opening celebrations for Chinese New Year - sinfonia ViVA's amazing performance on Friday 11 February featuring Pei-Jee Ng and Pei-Sian Ng on cello- a weekend of festivities commence! There are a range of activites happening in Beeston Square on Saturday 12 February from 1pm-5.45pm including Zodiac Animals, Chinese Music, London Chinese Acrobatic Company and a Fireworks Finale at 5.30pm! CHINESE NEW YEAR CELEBRATIONS! Sunday 13 February 4pm-7pm Don't miss the exciting free celebrations on an outdoor stage at Lakeside Arts Centre! 4pm: China People Promotions present Classical Music 4.30pm: Traditonal Chinese Dragon Dance 4.45pm: Tai Chi/swords 5pm: Welcome from the University of Nottingham's Chinese Students Association 5.05pm: Zodiac Animals: an intriguing and visually stunning interpretation of a story of the Rooster. 5.25pm: London Chinese Acrobatic Company 5.50pm: Nottingham Chinese School Choir 6.10pm: Lantern launch on Highfields Lake 6.25pm: Chinese Traditional and Contemporary Dance 6.45pm: London Chinese Acrobatic Company 7pm: LIGHTING OF 3 SPECTACULAR FIRE DRAWINGS Followed by a grand fireworks finale!