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Published January 18th 2017
Celebrate in Sydney & the suburbs this Chinese New Year
Sydney and its suburbs will be transforming into a "roostastic" month of events, which will celebrate the Chinese New Year of the Rooster.
The list below includes free Australian Chinese New Year events across Sydney and suburbs:
1. Sydney Hills Lunar Festival
When: 29 January 2017: 12pm-9pm Where: Bella Vista Farm, Norwest Blvd, Bella Vista Details: This spectacular event will be bigger and brighter than ever before with festivities featuring a fusion of flavours, cultural entertainment, traditional performances, activities, face-painting, Lunar New Year rituals, balloon twisting, pop-up library, amusement rides, firework displays, drumming, fruit carving, musical performances, activities and much more. Click here for website.
Welcome the Year of the Rooster at Sydney! Image Courtesy from City of Sydney Facebook
2. Bankstown Saigon Place When: 21 January 2017: 4pm-9pm Where: Saigon Place, 462 Chapel Rd, Bankstown Details: This unique festival theme will feature traditional entertainment with performances, dances, music, displays, firecracker shows and much more. Click here for website.
3. Hurstville Lunar New Year Street Festival
When: 4 February 2017: 10am-4pm Where: Forest Road, Hurstville Details: The celebrations will be jam-packed with traditional cultural performances, entertainment, displays, acts, shows, activities, dances, music, food stalls, and much more. Click here for website.
4. Sydney Chinatown
When: 27 January 2017-12 February 2017: Weekdays: 5pm-10pm & weekends: 4pm-10pm
Where: Chinatown, Haymarket Sydney
Details: Chinatown will feature an array of cultural entertainment with traditional performances, food, activities, music, dance, martial art displays, activities, shows, acts and much more festivities. Click here for website.
Witness the colourful and exciting Chinese Dragon Dance... Image Courtesy from City of Sydney Facebook
5. Kogarah Lunar New Year Celebrations
When: 9 February 2017: 6pm-8:30pm
Where: Kogarah Town Square, Belgrave St, Kogarah
Details: This event will showcase traditional and cultural entertainment, live performances, Lion Dance, food stalls, giveaways, activities, exhibitions and much more. Click here for website.
6. Cabramatta Freedom Plaza
When: 11 & 12 February 2017: 9am-4pm
Where: Freedom Plaza, Cabramatta
Details: Be entertained with the Chinese New Year festivities at Cabramatta with all day long entertainment, cultural performances, displays, shows, acts, food, traditional entertainment and much more. Click here for website.
7. Parramatta Centenary Square
When: 3 February 2017: 4pm- 9:30pm
Where: Centenary Square, Parramatta
Details: Celebrate the Year of the Rooster with this Chinese New Year event at Parramatta. There will be an array of family-friendly entertainment, cultural performances, displays, acts, shows, martial arts, music, dance, cooking demonstrations, exhibitions and much more. Click here for website.
8. Eastwood Lunar New Year Grand Celebration
When: 11 February 2017: 10:30am-4:30pm
Where: Eastwood Plaza, Eastwood
Details: Chinese New Year celebrations at Eastwood will be filled with a unique festival theme, music, dance, traditional cultural performances, martial art displays, market stalls, exhibitions, fire crackers, shows, food, acts and much more.Click here for website.
Enjoy the festivities at these Chinese New Year events across Sydney- Image Courtesy from City of Sydney Facebook