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2018 Ningbo-Nice International Carnival

Nice Carnival is one the world’s largest and most famous carnival, held every February in Nice. Every year, a special theme is chosen, and traditional artists create floats and other figurines for the colorful parade. The Carnival was introduced to Chinese mainland for the first time in history in 2017 by Xiamen.

This year, Nice Carnival continues its parade in China, this time to the pivot city in Yangtze River Delta, Ningbo. The 2018 Ningbo-Nice International Carnival “King of Space”, has been greatly upgraded in terms of artistic expression and coverage impact on the basis of the Xiamen Carnival last year. This year, tourists can experience the original French charm and feature without having to fly to Nice. The 2018 Ningbo-Nice International Carnival will hold its grand opening ceremony on the evening of Sep. 28th. The 150-year history French Carnaval de Nice will be celebrated in Ningbo for the first time in history.

With floats, elements and performance troupes directly from Europe, the Carnival will be a moveable feast for all European and Chinese spectators. The Carnival has also become an official event of the 2018 EU-China Tourism Year.

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