Chinese New Year Celebrations- the Year of Tiger 2022 | 春节联欢晚会

Celebrate the Lunar New Year with variety shows and an evening of performances. The Sheffield Confucius Institute is delighted to announce the upcoming 2022 Sheffield Spring Festival Gala which will take place on Sunday the 13th of February 2022.

A Chinese New Year celebration performance

2022 Sheffield Online Spring Festival Gala - The Year of the Tiger

Date: Sunday 13th of February 2022

Time: 19:00 UK time

Venue: The Octagon Centre, Sheffield S10 2TQ

To the event programme, please click here -

Tickets for this fantastic event can be purchased on Wednesdays and Thursday at the Diamond on campus or online via the HungryPanda app. For information on how to purchase via HungryPanda, please email

To watch the Gala LIVE on Youtube, click here:

The Confucius Institute is happy to announce an exciting upcoming event to celebrate Chinese New Year 2022 – the Chinese Spring Festival Gala!
This exciting event has been organised by the Chinese Students & Scholars Association and co-organised by the Sheffield Confucius Institute. The Gala will be held on the 13th of February at 19:00 and will undoubtedly be one of the most vibrant events in Sheffield during the Spring Festival period. The Gala will take place in person at the Octagon Centre on campus and will also be livestreamed on Youtube. The Gala will include a variety of different performances, from hip hop to Erhu performances, classical music to rap, poetry to K-pop and much more.
As a co-organiser of the Gala, we welcome everyone to watch this wonderful event, either in person or online! Tickets can be purchased on Wednesday and Thursdays at the Diamond on the University of Sheffield campus or online via HungryPanda.
Wishing everyone a Happy New Year and a Prosperous Year of the Tiger!

The updated information can also be found at:

2021 Sheffield Online Spring Festival Gala - The Year of the Ox

Date: Sunday 7th of February 2021

Time: 1:00PM UK time

Venue: Youtube account: Sheffield Chinese New Year

The Sheffield Chinese New Year Celebration Joint Committee is delighted to announce the upcoming 2021 Sheffield Online Spring Festival Gala will take place on Sunday the 7th of February 2021.

Entering its eighteenth year in 2021, the Sheffield Chinese Spring Festival Gala is a chance for everyone to come together and celebrate Chinese New Year of Ox. In the previous years, the Spring Festival Gala has been held at the impressive Sheffield City Hall. Due to Covid-19, this year the Gala will be livestreamed on platforms such as YouTube & Bilibili. You are warmly welcome to join us to watch this special online show for free.

The amazing line-up this year will include incredible performances of traditional dance, acrobatics, orchestras and a variety of singers from around the world.

The Gala will include performances from:

· British Wanlin Academy of Dance & Performing Arts

· The Jiangxi Acrobatic Troupe

· The National Orchestra of Nanjing University

· The Manchester University Chinese Choir

As well as:

· Chinese singer Yuanzi Fei, former lead singer of the band Chinese Spice Girls.

· British singer Phoebe Haynes, a graduate of the London Guildhall School of Music & Drama.

· Chinese actor & singer, Huozi Cheng, whose work includes appearances in “The Summer of the Wild Two” and “Do not walk the Rivers and Lakes”.

· Professional ballroom dancers, Xiya Tian, Kai Kang, Yao Chen & Xiang Ji, all current students at the famous Beijing Dance Academy and award-winning dancers in various dancing competitions, both home and abroad.

· Nigerian singer, Zhao Xinlan, currently studying Chinese International Education at the Communication University of China and former runner-up of the 2018 National Chinese Bridge Competition in Nigeria.

And many more!

Again, may we remind you that you are warmly welcome to join us to watch the amazing 2021 Sheffield Online Spring Festival Gala – watch for free on YouTube!

Happy Chinese New Year!

As a member of a joint committee, the Confucius Institute works with Sheffield City Council, Sheffield Chinese Community Centre, Wanlin Dance Academy, Chinese Students and Scholars Association, Lai Yin Association, Hallam University and many more of generous sponsors and supporters.

This annual celebration is a unique cultural outreach event where the local Chinese Community celebrates alongside people from across the city and region.

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