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Chinese New Year , Newcastle 2009

Chinese New Year 2009

So South Shields Daily Photo had an away day up the river to Newcastle upon Tyne to see the Chinese New Year celebrations on Sunday. What a colourful spectacle it was too, this dragon dance took place at the junction of St. Andrew street and Gallowgate, just beyond the fantastic Chinese Arch, it looks like this was a real fire breathing dragon but the smoke actually came from a column of firecrackers.

Camera details: Pentax K100D, 28mm lens, 1/125 second, f8, iso 200


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Written by curly

February 10, 2009 at 12:01 am

Posted in Colour, Events, Newcastle, People

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