TITANIC QUARTER BRINGS IN THE CHINESE NEW YEAR

TITANIC QUARTER BRINGS IN THE CHINESE NEW YEAR

31st January, 2014

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Celebrating the Chinese New Year in Northern Ireland, the year of the horse, Titanic Quarter and the Northern Ireland Chinese Welfare Association have unveiled a 15m-long banner in Titanic Belfast, the world’s largest Titanic visitor attraction.

Eileen Chan-Hu, Chief Executive of the Chinese Welfare Association NI said:"I'm delighted that Belfast will have Ireland’s largest Chinese New Year banner, sending greetings of good luck and fortune. A red banner with the greeting ? symbolises good luck and fortune to welcome in the Chinese New Year of the Horse. Gong hei fat choi! (Wishing you a prosperous year)”.

Pictured are Katie Larmour along with Sharon Wallace, Titanic Quarter, Julie Daly, Titanic Foundation and Mr Danny Wong MBE, Chairman of the Northern Ireland Chinese Welfare Association.  The banner, supported by the Northern Ireland Tourist Board and Titanic Foundation, will be on display in Titanic Belfast until the end of Chinese New Year.

The 185-acre Titanic Quarter is one of Europe’s largest urban-waterfront regeneration and is located on the site where RMS Titanic was designed and built.  Chinese New Year events across Northern Ireland will take place until 15 February 2014, more info available on www.cwa-ni.org