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Posted 2024-01-18 by Jenfollow

Sat 03 Feb 2024 - Sun 10 Mar 2024

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Hands up, those of you who have explored all the Chinese Museum at Chinatown, 22 Cohen Place, Melbourne, has to offer. Celebrating the year of the Dragon, there's much to look forward to, upcoming in February 2024 as follows. Click on given links for more information and to make a booking for ticketed events. Stay in touch via social media for updates and upcoming events. All great events begins and ends with great volunteers who make everything run smoothly. If you'd like to help support the delivery of the Chinese New Year Festival program, see here to provide general visitor services, hospitality and process sales and donations for the Museum's 2024 Chinese New Year Festival program.

  • Sat 3 Feb 7.30-8.30pm - Malaysian Pop and Chinese Australia Folk with Jimmy Fong . You’d be forgiven for looking a little confused when an Asian man with a beaming smile walks onto the stage. But the mystery is all part of the performance when it comes to Jimmy Fong who has a heart for folk music and an ear for a bluesy riff or rock and roll flourish.


  • Sun 4 Feb 1-2.30pm (sesh 1) & 3-4.30pm (sesh 2) - Ancient Tales Retold - Find out more about Ancient Chinese Fashion as there's more than meets the eye. There's a story behind every style and garment. This event is an innovative performance combining a runway show, stage play, music, and dance to showcase the heritage of traditional Chinese attire.
  • Mon 5 - Sun 25 Feb - The Dragons Amidst Us Exhibition - Experience an exhibition about the power and significance of Chinese Dragons. There's a 'scale' making activity to engage in from 11am to 3pm daily for $5 per scale-making kit. You can then contribute your very own scale to the construction of a special twenty metre long Sustainable Dragon, created out of up-cycled base materials.
  • Sun 11 Feb 1.30-6pm - Chinese Museum & Street Festival Day - The biggest day in Melbourne's Chinese Lunar New Year program, stroll the annual Chinatown street festival, watch the Millenium Dragon Parade and visit the Chinese Museum with discounted entry. It's free for children 12yrs and under and Chinese Museum Members. Enjoy one of Melbourne’s most iconic parades in celebration of its namesake Year of the Dragon and all the fun of a festival.


  • Thu 15 Feb - Sun 10 Mar - House of the Heart - A stunning cocktail of cabaret for the head, the heart and all the senses, be amazed by a cornucopia of extraordinary singers, dancers and storytellers in a work that swirls across language and culture to explore home, family and how we create a sense of place, and heart-felt belonging in this country we all call home. What a way to welcome the Year of the Dragon!
  • Sun 18 Feb 11am-12.30pm & 2-3.30pm - Write the Sea, Write the Trees - Learn how to convey your sense of the world through a Masterclass in Chinese calligraphy delivered by Ada Wang. An award-winning Chinese calligrapher, Ada has spent a lifetime dedicated to her art, and has been exhibited widely in China and Japan.
  • Sun 25 Feb 1-2.30pm & 3-4.30pm - Enter the Dragon: Kungfu Ancient and New - Come to the Chinese Museum to experience the vitality of the Year of the Dragon with Chinese Kung Fu in performance, featuring Sifu Damien Chauremootoo and his team, showcasing styles from wing-chun in the lineage of the famous Yip Man to the diverse styles of modern wu-shu.

  • Who We Are is an online exhibition for all to enjoy. Starting in the 1850s and over 200 years of migration, Chinese Australians have been an integral part of Australia's social and economic fabric, nationally and internationally. Who We Are is an eight-part video series that celebrates Australia’s multicultural heritage by providing insights into the immigration journeys of eight Chinese-Australians and their significant participation in contemporary Australian society. Click on the given link to start watching the videos.




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