Glen Waverley Chinese New Year and Lantern Festival 2018

25 February 2018 | 11:00AM to 09:00PM

2018 chinese New Year

Sunday 25 February 2018
11am-9pm
Kingsway, Glen Waverley

Celebrate the Year of the Dog 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 delighting all ages.

Festival Program - 节目簡介

Print version: Glen Waverley Festival 2018 - Program Summary (pdf, 79KB)

 

Main stage 主舞台

(Kingsway 11.00am – 8.30 pm)

Opening ceremony – 11.00am - 开幕典禮

Cultural dance & other performance - 12.00 noon - 多元文化民族舞

Live Band & dance party – 6.30pm - 現場樂隊 泒对

 

Lion & Dragon Dance 舞龙舞獅

(Kingsway)

Dragon & Stump Lion Dance – 12.00noon & 5.00pm  舞龙 梅花粧舞獅

Shop blessings – from 1.00pm 起– Kingsway  商店採青

 

Children & Cultural Corner 兒童文化之角

(Library forecourt - 11.00am - 5.00pm- 圖書館前院)

Children arts & craft  兒童工藝

Chinese riddle  猜燈謎

Calligraphy  寫揮春

 

Cooking Demonstration 学做菜

(Kingsway 1.00pm – 5.00pm)

Chinese, Thai, Japanese, Indonesian

 

Food & trade stalls 食品商家攤位

(Kingsway: 11.00am – 9.00pm)

 

Chinese Square Dance - 广場舞

(Kingsway: 3.30pm – 4.30pm)

 

Amusement & rides 遊藝場

(Coleman Parade: 11.00am – 8.00pm)

 

Happy New Year

Monash Council is pleased to be a major supporter of the Chinese New Year and Lantern Festival. It’s great to have community events where people come together to have fun and celebrate each other’s cultures.

新年快乐

蒙纳士市议会很高兴能成为农历新年和元宵节的主要赞助单位。社区节庆活动让大家欢聚在一起,共庆佳节和欣赏彼此的文化,值得大力支持。

Date & Time

25 February 2018 | 11:00AM to 09:00PM

Contact

Monash Chinese Events Organising Committee Inc.

0413 734 088

Location

Kingsway, Glen Waverley 3150 View Map

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