Tea and spiritualism
Need zen? The secrets of wisdom are revealed during the Festival of chinese culture. That came straight from the Celestial Empire, Wang Yun, a famous tea master, hosted a multitude of workshops including the workshop “learn how to prepare, serve and enjoy tea in the way of calm and meditation sessions with incense.
The team at The Time of the Body, specializing in the well-being, organizes the festival. FLORENCE BROCHOIRE
The event also organizes introductions to Qi Gong in traditional costumes and Tai Ji Juan. At a party, four women painters and calligraphers will showcase their works of sacred mountains, while a musician playing the zither (chinese Guquin). A show is a multi-disciplinary “to resonate with everyone and go into a full collective consciousness” will be held during the second evening of “QI and energy: a message for peace”.”. Ideal for learn to link the mind to the body, to nature and to the cosmos.
Festival of chinese culture at the chinese cultural Centre. 10, rue de l’échiquier (Xe). From 6 to 10 February 2019. Rates and programming on the site.
fashion show unmistakable
This is the fashion show the most awaited of France, with a reputation acquired in the 1980s. Each year, approximately 200,000 people gathered in the streets of the Thirteenth district to admire the shimmering costumes, traditional music. The impressive lions and dragons will be organized from 13: 30 at the start of the avenue d’ivry. The parade will cover the major areas of the chinese quarter: avenue de Choisy, until rue de Tolbiac, and boulevard Massena, and back to avenue d’ivry. The essential festival will end on shots of 17h.
Parade of the Thirteenth district. Sunday 17 February 2019. 13h30 to 17h. Open to all.
a gourmet Market, The foods Market has selected the best places to asian, to test for less than 10€. Paul-Emmanuel Feton
Thanks to the Food Market and Mr Zhao, a crowded boulevard de Belleville are about to live a raid of asian specialties. For the third consecutive year, the market invites 25 of the best addresses in china’s capital. “The icing on the Pig”, the head of starry Adeline Grattard offers the specialities of his last restaurant, the Coffee Lai’tcha. Ravioli with meat, skewers of meat marinated in barbecue, fried chicken, taiwanese, noodles in beijing: the team announces the pungent, gooey, sautéed, simmered and grilled to a sum never exceeding 10€.
The New Chinese year of the Food Market. 24-34, Boulevard de Belleville (Twentieth). Thursday February 7, 2019. From 18h to 22h30. Free admission. Dishes approx 10€.
The Marsh at the time, chinese
On February 10, the Marais, to the chinese hour with its parade from the Republic square. An opening ceremony is held on the square before cymbals and a gong will ring the starting of the chariots. Creatures, spirits and dancers invade the space, passing by rue du Temple, rue de Bretagne, rue de Turbigo, and rue Beaubourg. At the headquarters of the association Pierre Ducerf, children can get their faces painted for free between 10am and 12pm. Those wishing to continue the feast will be considering other activities planned by the city hall of the Third: workshops of origami, lectures on chinese medicine, the photo exhibition “the face of China” by Jean-Christophe Grélier and many others.
chinese new year Parade of the Third district. Sunday 10 February 2019. As early as 14h. Open to all.
Week of the chinese new year of the mairie of the Third. 2, rue Eugène Spuller (Iii). From 4 to February 10, 2019. Open to all.
Thierry Marx chinese version
The passionate of Asia that is Thierry Marx shows to be strongly inspired by this New Year. Camellia, he concocts a menu from the “Daily Marx” special for lunch (4 to 8 February): crevettes snackées with pear, walnuts and coconut broth thai or coleslaw vietnamese ; “hot pot of cod” or through glazed pork ; choice of dessert. Sunday, February 10, it is brunch! We find some of the creations from the menu selections of dim sum or spring rolls, buns bread rice to Char Siu pork, or Asian cheeseburgers with sweet potatoes.
Menu Asia “Daily Marx” at the Camellia. 251, rue Saint-Honoré (I). From 4 to 8 February 2019, lunches. 15 to 48€.
Brunch of the Chinese new year at the Camellia. 251, rue Saint-Honoré (I). Sunday 10 February 2019. 118€ with a glass of champagne, 98€ without a glass of champagne,€ 49 for children under 12 years old.
Wanderings Guimet ceramicist Magali Satgé proposes to carry out his sign of the zodiac. Dorothy Sixdenier
The appointment is always well noted in the calendar of the Museum of asian arts. This year, the tour around the rites and legends of the event is “tactile, descriptive, and sound” (Friday, 8 February at 14: 30). An invitation to be playful with the movement between the ceramics, the bronze statues of the Buddha and horses mingpi from dynasties variety, or a representation of the famous dragons. Saturday and Sunday, the ceramist artist Magali Satgé holds a workshop open and participatory to realize an engraving of his sign of the zodiac. We discover that we are rat, goat or pig but there is not anything to be ashamed in the face of the tigers and dragons! The mediator Justine Perrichon organizes course counties around the New Year, within the permanent collections of the chinese.
The lunar new year at the Musée national des arts asiatiques – Guimet. 6, place d’iéna (XVIe). Friday 8 February 2019 14: 30:€ 5 for the visit. Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 February: ateliers “Animals of the Zodiac” from 14 to 17h. Free with an entrance ticket.
The Suburb to the asian-style sauce
the district of The Faubourg Saint-Honoré are adorned with decorations and lanterns asian, on the rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré and the rue Royale, from 5 to 12 February. A traditional parade with dragons and lanterns is scheduled for 5 February, from 14: 30 to 16: 30.
Parade du Faubourg Saint-Honoré. Tuesday 5 February 2019. From 14h30 to 16h30. Open to all.
The Shangri-La, master of the air and plates The lion Dance at the Shangri-La (Xvi). MAELLE SALIOU
Located in the heart of the Sixteenth, the palace, The Shangri-La is the representation of “the quintessence of the art of receiving the asian and the French “art de vivre”. Attached to its origins in hong kongaises, the place celebrates the New Year with a programming festive and delicious. It all begins with the Lion Dance (Tuesday, February 5 at 11am in front of the hotel) by representatives of the school of kung-fu Pak Mei, founded on the principles of taoism. With ferocity and speed, the costumes of cats come to life to scare away the evil spirits, bring happiness and prospérite. The place is blessed and so are you! Those who wish can then embark on a journey of taste with a menu of high-end 8 dishes prepared by the chef Samuel Lee (from 2 to 8 February at dinner) or test its special recommendations (from 2 to 8, afternoon and evening).
the Festivities at Shangri-La Hotel. 10, avenue d’iéna (XVIe). Menu 8 dishes each evening from 2 to 8 February 2019: 138€ per person. “Chef recommendations”, afternoon and evening: from 19 to 128€. Spectacle of the Lion Dance: Tuesday, February 5, at 11am, in front of the hotel. Open to all.
A candle for the little
Adept hands-on workshops, the library Andrée Chedid is organizing an activity of making lanterns for the little ones. On Wednesday, 6 February, from 16h to 17h, children over 8 years old will learn to transform colored paper into a source of light. And why not the display then proudly in the capital during marches?
Workshop of making lanterns at the library Andrée Chedid. 36, rue Emeriau (Xv). Wednesday February 6, 2019. From 16h to 17h. From the age of 8. Free on registration.
Promenade hedonistic creations of The chef of the Peninsula are available to the card from 2 to 9 February. Peninsula
in Addition to the special menu of chef Dicky To intended for the restaurant LiLi, The Peninsula Paris (XVIe) celebrates the new year by creating a path of initiation “A China Paris”. Two cars from the hotel take for free the visitors to the discovery of three signs franco-chinese. The store, Shang Xia unveiled its cashmere, felted, bamboo and plaited silks to the imperial. Within it, the brand of cosmetics Cha Ling is holding a workshop introduction to massage technique Gua Sha. A few streets, the agency Houses Travel offers to train volunteers to calligraphy.
Chinese New year at the Peninsula Paris. 19, avenue Kléber (Xvi). Chef’s Menu served February 4 and 5, 2019, lion dance included. Special creations available to the card from 2 to 9 February. Path of initiation the 2nd of February: free entrance.
The Pig Party of The Hood. 80, Rue Jean-Pierre Timbaud (Xi). Saturday 9 February and Sunday 10 February 2019. From 11am to 16h, asian street food by Khanh-Ly (winner of Masterchef). From 20h on Saturday, music by DJ Hiroki Ishikura.
The festival of lanterns chinese ZooSafari Thoiry, “Thoiry Lights Wild”. Until march 10, 2019. Open Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. In the dark of the night. Rates ZooSafari (includes access to the festival “Thoiry Lights Wild”): 29€ for adults, 23 euro for children. Only “Thoiry Lights Wild”: 19,90€ for adults, 17,90€ for children.
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