2 Feb – 10 Feb 2019

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  • CHINATOWN SQUARE CHINESE NEW YEAR LIGHTING

    By adcity on January 1, 2019
    Wed 9 Jan - Sun 10 Feb
    The Chinatown Square is illuminated, setting the scene for the Year of the Pig celebrations.
    Chinatown Square, Cohen Place

  • GOD OF PROSPERITY, WISDOM AND LONGEVITY VISITATIONS

    By adcity on January 1, 2019
    Sat 2 Feb - Sun 10 Feb
    Visit the “Gods of Prosperity, Wisdom and Longevity”, who will offer well wishes for the New Year as well as fortune cookies and sweets as they roam throughout the streets, buildings and centres.
    Chinatown, Myer and other Shopping Arcades in Lt. Bourke Street
    11am-3pm, 6pm-10pm

  • FESTIVE STREET BAZAAR

    By jinandco on January 1, 2019
    Mon 4 Feb
    This New Year Goodies Street is an annual pop up that allows Chinese families to purchase and pick up specific New Year items such as decorations, New Year messages, Nian Gao (rice cake) and other supplies for celebrating the New Year in China, Singapore and Malaysia.
    Chinatown Square, Cohen Place (off Lt. Bourke St.)
    3pm-late

  • A NIGHT ON THE TILES: MAHJONG UNDER THE STARS

    By jinandco on January 1, 2019
    Mon 10 Feb
    Learn to play Mahjong for beginners or Chinese Chess, with players able to play all night … to the drumbeats of the Chinese Drums.
    Chinatown Square, Cohen Place (off Lt. Bourke St.)
    3pm-late

  • CHINESE NEW YEAR MELBOURNE MILLENNIUM DAI LOONG DRAGON PARADE

    By jinandco on January 1, 2019
    Sun 10 Feb
    Melbourne’s very own Dai Loong emerges from the Chinese Museum with onlookers in awe, truly heralding the commencement of this Spring Festival.
    Throughout Chinatown
    11:30am-1pm
  • CHINESE LIONS

    By adcity on January 1, 2019
    Sun 10 Feb
    The 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 8pm

  • ALL THINGS PIGGY

    By jinandco on January 1, 2019
    Sun 10 Feb
    Join in the festivities and competitions and enjoy scrumptious pieces of pork, crackling, and all “Piggy” food
    Lt. Bourke Street, between Exhibition Street and Market Lane
    3pm-5pm

  • CHINESE MUSEUM OPEN DAY

    By adcity on January 1, 2019
    Sun 10 Feb
    Free 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-5pm
  • CULTURAL WORKSHOPS

    By adcity on January 1, 2019
    Sun 10 Feb
    Feng 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.)
    11am all day