Lindy Hop dancers at the Pier Head GRJ080810WATERFRONT-12 A Chinese Dragon
moves along the Waterfront Festival at the Pier Head Pictures: GARETH JONES GRJ080810 WATERFRONT-15 Jugglers entertain the crowds GRJ080810WATERFRONT-4 Factoria Mascaro perform Let's Get Wet at the festival - which did delight the crowds GRJ080810WATERFRONT-10 A girl joins in with one of the happy dances to Chinese music GRJ080810WATERFRONT-2 Purchase: www.
TOWER POWER: Bayko model of the Empire State Building STUNNING: The Chinese ship CENTREPIECE: The 32ft Chinese dragon
is on show in the Global City gallery
a Chinese dragon
wows the crowds at last year's celebrations.
Look out for spectacular live performances in Trafalgar Square including traditional Chinese dragon
and lion dances, as well as a full parade along Charing Cross.
Ruth Beck, writing from North Hollywood, wondered why her Chinese dragon
or empress tree (Paulownia tomentosa) has not bloomed since she first planted it two years ago.
A samba band and Chinese dragon
will lead a 'clean sweep' of the street before the outdoor celebration, ending in a soundclash between the two.
CREATIVE: Right, Evie-May Caden, four, from Saltersgill, with her dragon, and above, ten-year-old Laura Green, also from Saltersgill shows off her Chinese dragon
Entertainment will include musicians from the winter folk festival and team of Chinese dragon
Around 300 youngsters were given a token which entitled them to a free paper Chinese dragon
after a magic show by the Metro Gnomes.
The Birmingham-based company has converted the Chinese Dragon
premises into the new eaterie.
The colorful ceremony featured an American Indian salute, a Chinese Dragon
march, mariachi songs, a Kinderchorus in international costumes, and a special presentation by the Consul General of Peru.
Andrew and Kathleen Beattie represented the UK with their giant inflatable kites and Malcolm Goodman flew Chinese Dragon