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CHINESE NEW YEAR DECORATIONS

Lanterns and Peach, Cherry, Plum Blossoms Blooms Enjoy the sight of the new lanterns and also the blossom blooms – just like you would see in China (winter in the northern hemisphere).  Take pleasure in the wonderful sight and ambience of Chinese New Year as it is created right here …

CHINESE NEW YEAR DECORATION COMPETITION

Traders in Chinatown will be encouraged to decorate their windows and trading premises with Chinese New Year memorabilia.  Visitors and customers will be also be encouraged to log onto the website to vote the Best Decorated Outlet. It would be a challenge for the Traders to dress up their premises …

CHINESE NEW YEAR SPECIAL LIGHTING

Come into Melbourne City – be “wow-ed” by this spectacular display of lighting and brightness. Specially built truss decorated with fairy lighting, including cherry blossoms lighting, cherry blossoms, plum blossoms, and peach blossoms blooms – these will certainly bring the great festive spirits to all who visit Chinatown. As the …

GODS OF PROSPERITY, WISDOM AND LONGEVITY VISITATIONS

Chinatown Precinct Association, Myers, Emporium Melbourne and other Shopping Arcades in Chinatown offer shoppers, visitors and tourists with an exclusive opportunity to be greeted by the “Gods of Prosperity, Wisdom and Longevity” in their various trading outlets.  The “Gods” will offer well wishes, wisdom and health for the New Year …

CHINESE LIONS – Chinese Masonic Society & Chinese Youth Society of Melbourne

(Continues to Big Sunday, 14 February 2021) The streets are awash with the rhythmic drumming as Chinese Lions bring in the blessing to the businesses and to everyone, warding away any malicious elements that might be lurking around and scaring them away with fire crackers.

FO GUANG SHAN TEMPLE

In true traditional celebrations, we offer our respects to Buddha. Seek wisdom, good health and wealth … visit this pop-up temple and be blessed. May we all be blessed with better health, especially with what we have experienced in this pandemic past year.

TRADITIONAL CULTURAL CRAFT ARTISAN, including CALLIGRAPHY

Artisans will be hired to demonstrate the traditional art of making Chinse Knot Lanterns, Chinese Buttons for tops, Paper folding and making of cultural animal shapes, flowers, etc. from the Chinese  red packets.  Visitors can participate in the craft workshops (Covid Safe Plan in place). Learn the art of Chinese …

CULTURAL PERFORMANCES, MAGIC SHOWS, SINGING

Hosted by the famed Bobo from the Radio 3CW and Jason Fang from ABC and of course, our International Cultural Programme Consultant, Dennis Woo from San Francisco, the evening will be filled with popular cultural shows, singing, chatter and magical shows, do sit back and be entertained by this fantastic …

A NIGHT ON THE TILES: MAHJONG & CHINESE CHESS UNDER THE TWILIGHT STARS

Learn to play Mahjong for beginners with players able to play all night … whilst being entertained by the drumbeats of the Lion Teams. Test your prowess on the Chinese Chess and Checkers too. Lots of deep thoughts and then … before you know it, it is time to finish …

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