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Lunar New Year at The Galeries

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Enjoy Year of the Pig New Year Festivities
Celebrate the Lunar New Year The Year of The Pig. Photo courtesy of City of Sydney Whats On website.

The Galeries in George St, Sydney is celebrating the Year of the Pig with prizes, lion dances, artists, pop up food and drink stores, and heaps more. This Lunar New Year visit The Galeries from January 31 to February 9 to enjoy all the festivities and the chance to win $2,000 in prizes. Guess the number of fortune cookies in the Get Lucky box for your chance to win.

The Galeries Sydney. Photo courtesy of The Galeries Facebook page.

If you like fortune cookies, there will be trays of them throughout The Galeries with special messages of love and blessings. Enjoy one, or a few, whilst you guess the number contained in the Get Lucky box.

From 5 to 7 February at 5pm to 8pm, why not visit the Pig Out stand and pick out a lucky noodle box? Look inside for your treat and maybe even a winning token.

The Galeries is also supporting local artists. Freda Chiu, a freelance illustrator, will create an illustrative narrative about the Year of the Pig. Watch her art progressing on Instagram and see it for yourself from 1 February.

The Galeries also hosts Find Caishen, God of Prosperity on 31 January from 1pm. Immerse yourself in culture as he weaves his way around the shopping and food areas.

The iconic, cultural Lion Dance will be presented on 5 February at 1pm. Performed by the Leung Cheung Maritial Arts Acadmeny Inc. it will be a spectacular not to be missed.

These Lunar New Year festivities are free for everyone to enjoy. You will find family-friendly activities, fun and culture at The Galeries.



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The Galeries is at 500 George St, Sydney.
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Why? Celebrate 2019 The Year of the Pig
When: Thursday 31 January to Saturday 9 February 2019
Where: The Galeries 500 George Street, Sydney
Cost: Free
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