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CNY fireworks set for Feb 9

January 26, 2016

Spectacular show

Spectacular show:  The 2016 Lunar New Year Fireworks Display over Victoria Harbour will be held on February 9 and will feature a Year of the Monkey theme.

The 2016 Lunar New Year Fireworks Display over Victoria Harbour will be held at 8pm on February 9, the second day of the Lunar New Year.

 

Co-ordinated by the Home Affairs Bureau, 23,888 pyrotechnic shells will be fired from three barges in a 23-minute show consisting of eight scenes.

 

Highlights will include a display of smiling monkey faces in the second scene and multi-coloured spheres depicting the theme of "Love & Care" in the seventh scene.

 

The display will reach its climax in a 30-second scene with a gun salute finale.

 

The Chinese Manufacturers' Association is sponsoring the event, which is part of the "Appreciate Hong Kong" Campaign.

 

The association will also host a dinner reception at the Convention & Exhibition Centre. It has invited 1,000 people from under-privileged families to join the dinner and enjoy the fireworks display.



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