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London this Weekend: Chinese New Year Parade, London Triathlon Show, Zoolander 2 and More!

London this Weekend: Chinese New Year Parade, London Triathlon Show, Zoolander 2 and More!

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    Feb 12, 2016   Author : admin

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This weekend is definitely packed with activities! From Chinese New Year celebrations, a plethora of adventure shows to watching Zoolander 2 and Deadpool... what's not to love about this weekend? Oh, it happens to be Valentine's Day, too! See list of events and activities to do while in London below:

Watch Movie: Zoolander 2

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Directed by Ben Stiller, the film also stars him in the lead as Derek Zoolander, a former famous male model who joins forces with the Interpol to crack a series of murder cases that recreate his signature look on the corpses. See full article here, or watch the trailer below:

Chinese New Year Activities

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Celebrate the Year of the Monkey by heading to Trafalgar Square where everything from pryotechnics, music, dances, acrobatics and more will kick off one of the world's most celebrated occasions. A Chinese New Year parade will begin at around 10AM and will culminate at 6PM, where 10 lion dance teams will be mazing through the West End before finalizing the parade in the heart of Chinatown.

Chinese New Year Parade

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Make the most out of the Chinese New Year parade by enjoying the craft stalls around Wardour Street and Gerrard Street. Or you can choose to eat at several Chinese street food stalls available whilst enjoying the activities happening in the area. There's going to be a stage on Shaftesbury Avenue, a musical performance from Chinese Young Culture Ambassadors on Charing Cross Road. There will also be a martial arts display as well as crafts and workshops to entertain the whole family. Meanwhile, Regent Street will host a traditional Chinese Wishing Tree event stationed on Glasshouse Street from 11AM up to 3PM.

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Cap off your Chinese New Year celebration at Trafalgar Square where a line-up of talented entertainers from Szechuan Opera will be performing. Nelson's Column will be doing a monkey-themed finale which involves fireworks and a light projection as you feast the night away.

London Triathlon Show at London ExCel

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UK's largest triathlon show is back this 2016, taking place at ExCel, London. Triathlon enthusiasts will have a blast taking part in the event as the show promises to give you the best season yet. You'll surely enjoy learning new ideas from professional athletes who will give you tips on how to hone your skills and more.

The Telegraph Outdoor Adventure & Travel Show

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In addition to the Triathlon Show, the Telegraph Outdoor Adventure and Travel Show also returns at ExCel, London for an even more exciting year for all sports, bike, travel and outside enthusiasts. Expect a plethora of experiences while attending the event such as seminars and speeches dedicated to all things adventure, family-friendly activities and shopping opportunities for gears and equipments. 

Watch Movie: Deadpool

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Ryan Reynolds has practically been everywhere promoting this film for the past year and the makers have created what can be the most elaborate and genius promotion strategies for a film in recent times. See full article here, or watch the trailer below:

MYC Writer: Elonah Bioneda

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