Barcelona: Lunar New Year

Barcelona: Chinese New Year Parade 2015

Some photographs from today’s Lunar New Year parade in Barcelona. As usual, a good mix of costumes, drums and of course dragons.

Not particularly great weather for the event – cold and with occasional rain. However, people seemed to be enjoying themselves nonetheless…

As with most cultural things in Barcelona, everything gets a bit mixed up, so it seems some of the gegants (giants) and people from the correfoc (fire-run) had escaped and joined the march. I can understand the correfoc’s dragons, but I have no idea how the gegants’ fish and pigeon are connected to the parade…

We had hoped to find some of the people from the Barcelona Photography Meetup – but lost track of everyone in the crowds…