New Year Wishes 2017 from Portugal    Date:2017-01-23

"Happy Chinese New Year"

Photo of the Consulate General of Portugal in Shanghai with the Chinese New Year message.

  "Here are our planned major events in the coming year:

  1. Opening ceremony marking the first direct flight between China and Portugal

  2. A monumental public sculpture of Pop Rooster (Pop Gallo) will travel to China. Beijing will host the sculpture at the beginning of 2017 to celebrate the Year of the Rooster according to the Chinese calendar. This will also mark the first direct flight between China and Portugal. The official Chinese website of the Pop Gallo:

  3. Several concerts showcasing Portuguese traditional music and dance are also planned.

  4. Documentary exhibitions about Portuguese film and paintings are also planned.