2014-01-29 12:08:16 - Live streaming Hong Kong for CNY 2014, Chinese new year night parade and Victoria Harbour fireworks display live webcams and online webcast stream.
There are Chinese new year celebrations all around the world, with parades and fireworks especially popular, but few places can match the party in Hong Kong, which gets underway on 31st January and lasts for days.
For all of the Hong Kong CNY details, with live streaming of the Victoria Harbour fireworks:
Chinese New Year (CNY) aka lunar new year is one of the most celebrated festivals in Hong Kong. The first 3 days of first month in lunar calendar are public holidays.
The Cathay Pacific International Chinese New Year Night Parade is one of the best-loved events of the entire Chinese New Year celebrations! Radiating the theme of World City. World Party. - the parade features illuminated floats accompanied by
spectacular international and local performing groups. There’s a carnival atmosphere as festive crowds lining the route around Tsim Sha Tsui watch the colourful parade pass by with Victoria Harbour serving as a stunning backdrop to this magical evening. The parade starts at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre Piazza in Tsim Sha Tsui and proceeds along Canton Road, Haiphong Road, Nathan Road and Salisbury Road, and ends outside Sheraton Hong Kong Hotel and Towers.
During these 15 days of the Chinese New Year one will see superstitious or traditional cultural beliefs with meanings which can be puzzling in the eyes of those who do not celebrate this occasion. There is a customary reason that explains why everything, not just limited to decorations, are centered on the colour red. At times, gold is the accompanying colour for reasons that are already obvious. One best and common example is the red diamond-shaped posters