Drums, paper lanterns and dancing dragons will take over the Middle East’s Leading Theme Park from February 16 to 24, 2018, as Chinese New Year celebrations arrive at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi!
Ferrari World Abu Dhabi’s 4th edition of the Chinese New Year will kick off in the presence of Chinese Dignitaries with a traditional Chinese ceremony to invoke good wishes and a prosperous year ahead. The program of events for the Chinese New Year celebration will feature a line up of the Far East’s most popular traditions including captivating performances by the award winning Shenyang and Hebei Acrobatic Troupes. The shows are set to entertain guests with circus and martial arts performances, bicycle balancing, meteor and Hoops acts.
The nine-day celebration will also feature an interactive Chinese Kids Craft area, where young guests can show their artistic skills in mask painting and lantern making and traditional arts and crafts. Kids will also have the chance to learn the ways of Kung Fu from a traditional martial arts grand master at Khalil’s Kung Fu academy. The Park will also welcome back Huan Huan the beloved panda at the Bamboo Garden at La Piazza.
A Chinese New Year Parade will spread the celebration vibes across the entire park featuring various acts that include the Dragon Dance, Drummers and Flag Bearers. Guests can also grab one of the many Rickshaw rides at the festival to take them around the park.
“We are very excited for this year’s edition of Chinese New Year at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi. This kind of cultural festivities allow us to celebrate special occasions with our guests who visit us from all around the world; it also allows us to offer them unique and engaging cultural experiences that spark their enthusiasm and excitement beyond our thrilling rides and attractions.” said Jesse Vargas, General Manager, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi.
“The Chinese New Year celebration is the first of many festive events to look forward to during this year at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, as 2018 will definitely be a thrilling year with everything we have in store for our guests”. He added.
Guests can enjoy the Chinese New Year festivities every day during the period February 16 to 24, from 11AM to 8PM at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi. UAE residents can still benefit from the Residents Offer throughout Chinese New Year and purchase Bronze admission tickets for AED195 during weekdays and AED235 during weekends.
Event: Chinese New Year
Date: 16 February – 24 February, 2018
Time: 11am – 8pm
Venue: Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, Yas Island