Lunar New Year and Lantern Festival at World Square!

Welcome to World Square’s Lunar New Year and Lantern Festival. World Square invites you to join us for a spectacular showcase of cultural and festive spirit. From captivating dragon dances to mesmerising fire shows and lantern displays, this festival promises an immersive experience for visitors of all ages.  

Join us as we come together to celebrate the vibrant traditions of Lunar New Year and embrace the joyous atmosphere of the Lantern Festival right here at World Square. 

What’s On 

On Now until 25th Feb / The Square & Spanish Steps 1000 Dragons Pagoda 

The wonder box has been refurbished into a Chinese pagoda with a full Lunar New Year dragon wrapping. Inside the box, step into the infinity mirror experience and take pictures with the 100 dragons. 

On Now until 11th Feb & 23rd – 25th Feb – Lantern Market in World Square 

Walk into the square and step into the lantern market. Shop for handcrafted and customized lanterns with calligraphy. 

Visit Liverpool Lane in World Square 

We will unleash the magic in Liverpool Street with our colossal dragon neon, conquering the mirror wall in a dazzling display. 


Dragon Dances: Skilled performers in vibrant dragon costumes weaving through the crowd with the rhythmic beat of drums and cymbals. It symbolizes good luck and warding off evil spirits. 

Traditional Music: Live performances featuring traditional Chinese instruments like the guzheng, erhu, and pipa, creating an immersive musical experience. 

World Square’s Lunar New Year and Lantern Festival offer a vibrant celebration of culture, tradition, and entertainment. From the UnionPay partnership to the 1000 Dragons Pagoda and the Lantern Market, there are countless opportunities to enjoy the festivities.  

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