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Enter the Dragon - in 360° video!
Golden Dragon
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The Golden Dragon Parade is the highlight of the Chinese New Celebrations in Manchester. It begins in Albert Square before moving along Princess Street to Chinatown.
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Chinatown section
Chinese New Year
Chinese New Year gallery
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Thousands of people gathered in Albert Square on Sunday (25 January 2004) for the highlight of the Chinese New Year Celebrations - the Golden Dragon Parade.

Use the links below to see a video of the Dragon arrive in the square.
Drag mouse while holding left mouse button.

Dragon Parade - dial up 56K
Dragon Parade - broadband 256K
Dragon Parade - widescreen 256K

Dragon Dance - dial up 56K
Dragon Dance - broadband 256K
Dragon Dance - widescreen 256K

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- normal bandwidth to 256K Dual ISDN
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