2016 is the Chinese Lunar Year of the Monkey. The London Chinese New year celebration was held on 14 February across different venues, including Trafalgar Square, Leicester Square, Shaftesbury Avenue and Chinatown. These venues as well as the West End were filled with music, acrobatics performances, interactive activities and pyrotechnics. This celebration was insured by China Taiping. Mr Jinhai Geng, CEO of China Taiping UK and members of staff attended the event at Trafalgar Square, where they presented China Taiping UK to the public.