Sunday 5 February 2017
Kingsway, Glen Waverley
Celebrate the Year of the Rooster at this FREE community festival, which is a feast of colour, music and food.
The annual Chinese New Year celebration is the most important cultural festival for the Chinese community. It celebrates the coming of the New Year and has rituals, traditions and ceremonies designed to bring new luck and good fortune for the upcoming year.
The event is organised by the Monash Chinese Events Commitee in conjunction with Monash Council. It is a celebration of the traditional Chinese Lunar New Year and will include outdoor stalls of food and merchandise, street theatre, entertainment and cultural activities.
Traditional Chinese lion and dragon dance performances are a highlight with the spectacular lion dance on poles at 12noon and 5pm delighting all ages.