Kolkata Chinese Community
Events  /  Published 25.01.23

In pictures: The Chinese New Year Carnival at Tangra

Kolkata’s Chinese community is celebrating the Year of the Rabbit in the traditional way, complete with good food and lion dances...
By Nitin Waghela

News  /  Published 20.01.23

Chinese New Year ready to roll out in Tangra, Tiretta Bazar and Bow Barracks

Five-day celebrations to include midnight lion dance and carnival...
By Bishwabijoy Mitra

Events  /  Published 22.08.22

Kolkata’s Chinese community celebrates Hungry Ghost Festival

The Ghost Month, between July and August, is believed to be a time when ancestors visit the living, looking for food and entertainment...
By Rangan Datta

Events  /  Published 04.04.22

Kolkata’s Chinese community observes Tomb-Sweeping Day at Tangra cemeteries

Sweeping fallen leaves from the tombs of ancestors, offering food and burning ‘ghost money’ are among the rituals of Qingming...
By Rangan Datta

News  /  Published 03.03.22

Heritage tag on Tiretta Bazar, the breakfast hub of Kolkata

World Monuments Watch’s conferred status kindles hope for the Chinese community that made it a thriving commercial and cultural centre...
By Anasuya Basu in Kolkata

People  /  Published 26.02.22

Pou Chong’s Janice Lee on how the green chilli sauce defines Kolkata’s Hakka cuisine

Despite being a legacy brand with a signature product, Pou Chong has steadily expanded its line-up to keep up with evolving tastes...
By Ujjainee Roy

Places  /  Published 01.02.22

In pictures: Chinese New Year celebrations at Tiretti Bazar

Lion and dragon dances mark the start of the Year of the Tiger...
By My Kolkata

People  /  Published 01.02.22

Ushering in the Year of the Tiger, Kolkata and Achipur-style

On Chinese New Year, a look back at Kolkata’s long Chinese connect and a look ahead to the week’s celebrations...
By Rangan Datta


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