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This year marks the beginning of the Chinese Year of the Pig. There will be celebrations, parties, good food and much more to mark this auspicious occasion!

This will come to life at the Lunar New Year festivities at the Treasury Brisbane's pop-up Lunar New Year Markets event on Friday 1st February 2019.

It will take place under a mass of brightly glowing red lanterns in the open-air Treasury Hotel courtyard. The event will feature such things as a live cooking demonstration and meet and greet with celebrity chef Luke Nguyen, who is well known for Red Lantern and Fat Noodle.

Visitors to the event will be able to enjoy a special edition Red Lotus cocktail on arrival and there will be many excellent hawker street food style menus. Some of these will include:

Fragrant mini beef pho
Fresh Vietnamese chicken salad
Spicy steamed bao
Delicious dumplings
Sweet pandan brulee
And more

You will also be able to watch as the lion dances unfold and there will be heaps of excitement with live entertainment, themed pop-up bars and more.

All you need to do is follow the red ribbon to theTreasury Brisbane and book an evening to remember.

Date: Friday 1st February 2019
Time: 5.00 pm until 8.00 pm
Location: The Treasury Hotel Courtyard, Treasury Brisbane, Treasury Casino, 130 William Street, Brisbane.
What is Included: Lunar New Year inspired street food menu, special edition Red Lotus cocktail on arrival, cooking demonstrations by celebrity chef Luke Nguyen, live entertainment and more
Cost: $69pp plus merchant fee of 2.9% and service fee for all bookings through Brisbane Tickets.

All guest must be at least 18 years of age and over to attend. The Treasury Brisbane practices the responsible service of alcohol.

About the Year of the Pig
According to the Chinese zodiac, it is an Earth Pig year. Years of the Pig have included 1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007, 2019, and the next one will be in 2031.

According to Chinese astrology, each year belongs to a Chinese zodiac animal and this goes in 12-year cycles.

The Pig has the twelfth position in the Chinese zodiac after the Dog, and before the Rat. If you were born in a Pig year, you are known as a Pig in China! Zodiac years go by the Chinese calendar.

Ancient Chinese believe the pig was classified as the chief of the six domestic animals. It is said to have a close relationship with the lives of human beings and is looked upon as a symbol of prosperity.

Some interesting facts about Pig people are:
Lucky numbers are 2, 5, 8, and numbers containing them (like 25 and 58)
Lucky days are the 17th and 24th of every Chinese lunar month
Lucky colours are yellow, grey, brown, and gold
Lucky flowers are the hydrangea and daisy
Lucky direction is east and southwest
Lucky months are the 2nd, 7th, 10th, and 11th Chinese lunar months

In Chinese mythology, it is also said that the Pig's personality is diligent, compassionate and generous. They have wonderful powers of concentration and once they set a goal, they will put all their energy into achieving this goal.

Pigs are the type who rarely seek help from other people, however, they will not refuse to give others help. Pigs are generally fooled easily as they never suspect trickery.

Pigs are rather calm when facing trouble and can always handle problems which are difficult.
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Why? For markets to celebrate the Year of the Pig
When: 1st February 2019
Where: Treasury Brisbane, Treasury Casino
Cost: $69
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