This year the Chinese New Year is on a Thursday and the goat is in the spotlight!

Many events will take place for the new year, you will have the opportunity to discover parades and performances for children and adults throughout Paris. This year in Paris the festivities really begin this weekend and will end on February 22nd. Here is the program:

- Belleville will party this Sunday and will host the traditional opening ceremony of the dragon's eye from 10.30 on the Boulevard de la Villette. For dance and martial arts you must go at the Belleville metro station.

- In the Marais, the traditional costume parade through the streets of the 3rd and 4th arrondissements will be held Saturday, February 21st from 14.30 and will start from the Place de la République. 

- In the 13th district; the biggest Asian district in Europe, the Chinese New Year parade takes place on Sunday. The scenery is guaranteed for this event which annually attracts nearly 200,000 people!

If you have the chance to go discover Asia in the year of the goat do not forget to book your travel money online.