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* Chinese New Year 2019 | Melbourne *
2019 is the year of the PIG Tuesday, 5th February 2019 is Chinese New Year's Day The Chinese New Year Festival features traditional and contemporary Chinese cultural activities, festivities, dances, Chinese opera and singing, culinary delights, arts and crafts, 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. There will be celebrations at various venues showcasing over 50 performances, 25 stalls, lion dances, dragon dances and lots of firecrackers.
Chinese New Year FestivalDestination Melbourne The sound of firecrackers and fireworks, drums and dragons will sweep through the streets of Melbourne for 10 days as the 4th annual Chinese New Year Melbourne Festival returns to celebrate the Year of the Pig. Experience the sights, sounds and flavours of the far east in Melbourne. Experiences
Chinatown New Year
Dragon's Awakening CeremonySunday 10 February 2019 | 10am - 10pm (TBC) China Town, Little Bourke Street Dragon's Awakening Ceremony A Chinese dragon, lions, street performers and cultural activity will fill the streets of Chinatown on Chinese New Year Sunday. During the Dragon's Awakening Ceremony, the Dragon will parade through the streets of Melbourne starting in Little Bourke Street. In 2019, China Town play host to the Chinese New Year Festivals. The venue offers its own unique festival theme, performances and food. Visitors will experience Chinese Lion Dance, Firecrackers, Traditional Folk Music, Dancers, Martial Artists and much more.
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