To experience a different new year
It's a celebration of a century-old community from across the border. Every year a particular theme is adopted to symbolize the character of the celebration. For example, in a particular year it was celebrated as the 'Year of Dog'. It indicates their belief that those who will come on this earth be loyal and honest like dogs. Fun and fiesta with brusting of crackers along with Dragon dance all day long marks the celebration in and around China Town at Tangra in the East Kolkata and at Territy Bazar in Central Kolkata. Food plays a very important role in this festival. Anybody who wants to feel the pulse of China in Kolkata, one should follow this incredible festival to have a totally new experience of a celebration that can only be signified as unique.