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Chinatown Celebrations

Delight in the sights and sounds of the Lunar New Year

Delight in the sights and sounds of Lunar New Year celebrations with traditional lion dances and international performances. Also enjoy a festive feast with your family.

Lion dances
6pm–6.45pm every Friday to Sunday
Chinese lion dancers will bring drumming, splendour and humour to Chinatown.

Chinatown lanterns presented by The Star
As you wander through Dixon Street, be amazed by a spectacular curtain of red, gold and pink Chinese lanterns suspended over the heart of Chinatown. Get your camera ready – it’s a perfect pic for Instagram!

AYAM zodiac roulette
Visit the AYAM zodiac roulette to discover your destiny dish and personalised horoscope prediction for 2019. Receive an AYAM ingredient and recipe to make your destiny dish at home.

Chinese Garden of Friendship performances, Darling Harbour
Celebrate the Year of the Pig and gain an insight into Chinese heritage and culture with performances, demonstrations, lion dances and workshops at Darling Harbour’s famous Chinese Garden.

Congee breakfast tour: Xiao Lu: Impossible Dialogue
Produced and presented by 4A Centre
Saturday 9 February
Join curator Mikala Tai and academic Paul Gladson for a tour of Xiao Lu: Impossible Dialogue exhibition followed by a congee breakfast at a local Haymarket restaurant.



Every day, 9am to 6pm

Friday 1 February to Sunday 10 February 2019



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