Posted on 19 January 2015
Ring in the Year of the Goat with stunning traditional festivities and a modern-day re-enactment of the famed “The Seven Chinese Sisters” tale for the whole family to enjoy
Spectacular performances will make their way to The Galleria on Al Maryah Island, Abu Dhabi, between February 18th and 21st as it sets the stage for its second annual Chinese New Year celebration.
Ushering in the Chinese Year of the Goat, Abu Dhabi’s premier retail and dining destination will be once again bursting with fun-filled events and activities, including spectacular dance shows, acrobatic performances and artistic displays.
Customers will enjoy a four day-long event and experience one of the oldest festivals in the world with rich and colorful activities. From savoring a Chinese New Year-inspired menu at Rosewood Abu Dhabi, to enjoying thrilling performances at The Galleria on Al Maryah Island, the celebrations will offer something for every member of the family.
The narrative will be brought to life in the main indoor atrium where Chinese acts will take place on a grand two-level stage. Visitors will be enthralled as dancers, martial artists, plate spinners, acrobats and aerial artists showcase their tricks every evening with each performance representing talents possessed by one the Seven Sisters.To capture the imagination of the local community and visitors in honor of the auspicious occasion, the property will be transformed into a modern adaptation of the famed “The Seven Chinese Sisters” tale; following the journey of seven sisters with unique talents such as speed, martial arts, culinary skills and the ability to talk to animals. When one of their own is taken by a terrifying dragon, they combine their talents to rescue her and bring peace and harmony to their village.
In addition to the daily performances, traditional Chinese decorations will adorn The Galleria on Al Maryah Island’s indoor concourse along with contemporary Chinese art installations.
Guests can also enjoy street performances and authentic Chinese street food at stalls along the waterfront promenade to complete the festival experience.
Rosewood Abu Dhabi, the five star hotel adjacent to The Galleria, will also mark the occasion with special surprises and treats for guests.
For more details: More Details: http://almaryahisland.ae/celebrate