Shangri-La celebrates Chinese New Year | Daily News

Shangri-La celebrates Chinese New Year

Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo General Manager Timothy Wright hosted a special reception for guests and media to experience the dawn of the Chinese New Year.

The dawning of the Year of the Pig is being celebrated at the hotel from February 1 to 10 with a gourmet set menu at the hotel’s signature Chinese restaurant, Shang Palace. Guests experienced the tradition of the ‘red envelope’ a festive gesture of appreciation with The Ang Pao Wishing Tree. The Chinese New Year festival is centuries old and at its core are many rich customs and myths. Age-old traditions centre around China’s vibrant culinary history, with feasts that markgood fortune.It is this very culinary journey that Master Chef Zhao of Shang Palace recreated for guests in the Chinese New Year. Pictures by Ruwan de Silva

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