Bintan’s Island Chinese New Year Celebration

BINTAN ISLAND, Indonesia – 22nd January 2023. Chinese New Year for the year 2023 is celebrated on Sunday, January 22. This year the animal sign is the Rabbit. Chinese New Year is the first day of the New Year in the Chinese lunisolar calendar (Chinese traditional calendar). It is also known as the Lunar New Year or the Spring Festival.

To welcome The Year Of The Rabbit, a The Grand Lagoi Hotel Bintan is hosting a Prosperous Re-union Dinner at Grand Café on Saturday, 21 January 2023 from 19.00 pm onwards to welcome the Year of the Rabbit. At the peak of the event, a special Yu Sheng toss is held. Yu Sheng is traditionally served during the Chinese New Year season to be tossed and mixed together to represent abundance, prosperity, and vigor.

The following day on New Year Day of Chinese New Year, Lion and dragon Dance Show  raised the Chinese New Year spirit. The General Manager of Grand Lagoi Hotel, Mr. Sumantri Endang together with all in-house guests witnessed and enjoying the festive. Lion and Dragon dance performances are some of the highlights of Chinese New Year 2023. Both rooted in ancient Chinese tradition, they are performed at traditional, cultural festivals to bring luck to the community.

The lion and dragon dance performances are one of the highlights of Chinese New Year 2019 They are all rooted in ancient Chinese traditions and performed during traditional, cultural and religious festivals to bring joy to all of us Both dances signify bravery, superiority and stability; they are performed to drive away monsters, ghosts and evil spirits from the community Since demons and ghosts are afraid of loud noises, it is not surprising that the dance is accompanied by the sound of firecrackers. Another highlight is that red envelop are a Chinese tradition that have know since ancient time.They are given as gifts to young bachelors, so seeing children with happy smiles and outstretched arms is a familiar sight to all of us.

About Grand Lagoi Hotel Bintan True to its name, Grand Lagoi Hotel boasts a 132-room property with tastefully designed and spacious Deluxe and Grand Deluxe guest rooms.   Strategically located next to Plaza Lagoi, the resort also overlooks the stunning Lagoi Beach, the serene Lake Lagoi and mesmerizing bay views of the South China Sea. Grand Lagoi Hotel promises its guests to experience both the contemporary and the rustic side of Bintan. With its wide array of facilities available, such as the rooftop infinity pool, an entertainment centre with a mini-theatre, the resort is the perfect place for families to make the best memories together.

For more information please contact Grand Lagoi Hotel at +62770692988