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Chinese Year of Tiger comes to East End—with a lion' dance

PUBLISHED: 22:49 15 February 2010 | UPDATED: 15:36 05 October 2010

THE Far East comes to London's East End on Sunday with lion dance' celebrations for the Chinese Year of the Tiger.'

The Mayor of Tower Hamlets, Ahmed Omer, plays a role in the day-long celebrations at the Museum of London Docklands at Canary Wharf, from 10am to 6pm

THE Far East comes to London’s East End on Sunday with lion dance’ celebrations for the Chinese Year of the Tiger.’

The Mayor of Tower Hamlets, Ahmed Omer, plays a role in the day-long celebrations at the Museum of London Docklands at Canary Wharf, from 10am to 6pm.

The colourful 20-minute Lion Dance begins at 1.30pm outside the museum, finishing inside the museum foyer.

The museum is celebrating 300 years of Chinese community history in East London in a day packed with events including a variety show, craft stalls and workshops as well as the traditional lion dance. There are also drop-in workshops including water painting, calligraphy, paper cutting and face painting.

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