Mrs Agnes Allcock, Director-General of the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, London greets the guests as she starts her speech on HK's achievements over the past year at the Chinese New Year reception in London (31 Jan London time).
The London ETO's Chinese New Year reception at the Whitehall Banqueting House (31 Jan London time) starts with a vibrant and exciting lion dance.
The Chinese New Year reception in London featured a musical performance by 15-year old Hong Kong piano prodigy, Aristo Sham, and renowned UK violinist, Sebastian See-Schierenberg (31 Jan London time).
London ETO's entry to the Chinese New Year parade included a contemporary dance troupe performing an updated version of HK's dragon boat dance, which is traditionally performed by the women of HK's many islands (29 Jan London time).
Crowds watched a spectacular 'flying lion' display at the annual London Chinatown CNY Celebration, which is said to be the biggest CNY event outside Asia (29 Jan London time).
Hong Kong welcomes the Year of the Dragon in London with music and dance – and a wishing tree