Pattaya’s celebration for Chinese New Year is so big, two venues were needed.

The Feb. 5 festival will take place at Central Festival Pattaya Beach and on Walking Street.

At the beachfront mall, a guzheng musical-instrument performance will open the show, followed by opening remarks from Mayor Sonthaya Kunplome.

At 8pm dances by dragons and lions will precede an acrobat performance. At 8:30 p.m. Chinese cultural and arts performances will take the stage followed by music at 9 p.m.

Finally, at 10:30 p.m. music act Getsunova will perform.

The guzheng music also starts the event on Walking Street at 6 p.m. followed by dragon and lion dances, cultural shows and acrobats