Chinese New Year officially landing in Manchester

To mark Hainan Airlines and Manchester Airport’s sponsorship of this year’s festival, a Chinese lion dance took place throughout the airport on it’s way to the city centre.

Chinese New Year lands in Manchester. Lion dancer and Hainan Airlines cabin crew arrive at Manchester Airport ahead of city's four day celebrations later this week (4-7 February). Chinese New Year officially landed in Manchester this morning when one of the celebration’s dancing lions and cabin crew from Hainan Airlines, which launches a direct route from Manchester to Beijing in June, arrived at Manchester Airport. Further info: Anoushka Done 0161 827 1710 @echo_pr www.echo-pr.co.uk Picture: Jason Lock Full credit always required as stated in T&C's. PR and Press release use only, no further reproduction without prior permission. Picture © Jason Lock Photography +44 (0) 7889 152747 +44 (0) 161 431 4012 info@jasonlock.co.uk www.jasonlock.co.uk
Chinese New Year lands in Manchester. Lion dancer and Hainan Airlines cabin crew arrive at Manchester Airport ahead of city’s four day celebrations later this week (4-7 February).
Cabin crew from Hainan Airlines, which launches a direct route from Manchester to Beijing in June, arrived at Manchester Airport.

The lion dancers will also be here in the centre of Manchester dancing from Exchange Square to King Street at 1pm-5pm, 4th-6th February. The history behind lion dancers are according to traditional Chinese belief, the lion signifies courage, stability and superiority. The lion’s dance is performed to chase away ghosts and evil spirits.