Chinese New Year's Day

Chinese New Year's Day is on Monday 8th February, 2016

2016 is the year of the Monkey

The Chinese New Year Festival features traditional and contemporary Chinese cultural activities, festivities, dances, Chinese opera and singing, karaoke competition, numerous stalls of culinary delights, arts and crafts, Chinese chess competitions, lion dances, dragon parades, calligraphy and children's events.

This festival welcomes young and old to share the Chinese Cultural heritage of Melbourne's Chinese community. In recent years the festival has been one of Melbourne's most celebrated festivals and is great for the whole family.

There will be celebrations over 7 days at various venues showcasing over 50 performances, 25 stalls, lion dances, dragon dances and lots of fire crackers.

Dragonís Awakening Ceremony


Dragonís Awakening Ceremony | Chinese New Year 2016
Sunday 14th February 2016 | 10am - 10pm
China Town, Little Bourke Street

A Chinese dragon, lions, street performers and cultural activity will fill the streets of Chinatown on Chinese New Year Sunday. During the Dragonís Awakening Ceremony, the Dragon will parade through the streets of Melbourne starting in Little Bourke Street.


Date: Monday 8th of February 2016



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