By adcity on January 1, 2019Mon 4 FebAn outdoor theatre springs to life at Chinatown Square, with an Asian film, screening from dusk to CHINESE NEW YEAR COUNTDOWN.Chinatown Square, Cohen Place (off Lt. Bourke Street)
6pm - 9pmBy adcity on January 1, 2019Sun 10 FebThe Official Opening of Chinatown Chinese New Year Festival takes place on stage followed by a cultural performance program into the evening.Cnr. Russell and Lt Bourke Sts.
11amBy jinandco on January 1, 2019Sun 10 FebMelbourne’s very own Dai Loong emerges from the Chinese Museum with onlookers in awe, truly heralding the commencement of this Spring Festival.Throughout Chinatown11:30am-1pmBy adcity on January 1, 2019Sun 10 FebThe streets are awash with a cacophony of rhythmic drumming as Chinese Lions bring in the New Year by blessing the businesses of Chinatown.Throughout Chinatown
11am and 8pmBy jinandco on January 1, 2019Sun 10 FebJoin in the festivities and competitions and enjoy scrumptious pieces of pork, crackling, and all “Piggy” foodLt. Bourke Street, between Exhibition Street and Market Lane
3pm-5pmBy adcity on January 1, 2019Sun 10 FebFree entry when you visit the Chinese Museum on Sunday 18 February. See 5 floors of Chinese Australian history from early Gold Rush Australia to the present day.Cohen Place Melbourne
12:30am-5pmBy adcity on January 1, 2019Sun 10 FebFeng shui, calligraphy mah jong, cooking demonstrations and craft workshops provide insights into Chinese customs and pastimes.Chinese Museum, Chinatown Square, Cohen Place (off Lt. Bourke St.)
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