Lunar New Year
Free

Lunar New Year

Date & time
Sat 1 to Sun 2 Feb 2020
Add to Calendar 2020-02-01 10:00 2020-02-03 10:00 Australia/Brisbane Lunar New Year Come and celebrate Lunar New Year in Fortitude Valley’s Chinatown Mall. Get involved in the festivities with lion and dragon dancers, fire shows, traditional music, cultural performances, interactive workshops and roving street performers to welcome the Year of the Rat. <strong>Festival times:</strong> <ul> <li>Saturday 1 February 2020 from 4-9pm</li> <li>Sunday 2 February 2020 from 12-5pm</li> </ul> <strong>Event program:</strong><br /><strong>Saturday 1st February 4-9pm</strong><br /><ul> <li>4pm - Opening and welcome</li> <li>4.10pm - Lion Eye Dotting Ceremony</li> <li>4.30pm - Traditional Long Sleeve Dance</li> <li>4.50pm - Sakura Dance Group</li> <li>5.15pm - Fire Cracker Show</li> <li>5.30pm - UQ Taiko Drumming</li> <li>5.50pm - Blue Sky Choir</li> <li>6.25pm - Chinese Clown Grandma Anna Yen Performance</li> <li>6.40pm - V-Pop and K-Pop Performance</li> <li>7.10pm - Guzheng Solo Performance</li> <li>7.25pm - Traditional Umbrella Dance</li> <li>7.55pm - Haegeum Solo Performance</li> <li>8.15pm - Fire Cracker Show</li> <li>8.30pm - Dragon Dance</li> </ul> Roving Acts through the Valley Malls <ul> <li>4.15pm - Roving Lion Dance</li> <li>6.30pm - Roving Chinese Grandma</li> <li>8.00pm - Roving Chinese Grandma</li> </ul> Workshops and Markets <ul> <li>4-9pm - Market stalls</li> <li>4.30-6pm - Ever Art Earring Workshop</li> <li>7-8.30pm - Ever Art Earring Workshop</li> <li>4-9pm - Lucky envelope and blessing card workshop</li> <li>4-9pm - Lunar New Year Photo Op</li> </ul><br /><strong>Sunday 2nd February 12-5pm</strong><br /><ul> <li>12pm - Opening and Welcome</li> <li>12.05pm - Lion Dance with Medium Jong (Poles)</li> <li>12.35pm - Fire Cracker Show</li> <li>1pm - Traditional Lotus Dance</li> <li>1.20pm - Chinese Clown Grandma Anna Yen Performance</li> <li>1.35pm - Judy Chan's Chinese Dance Group</li> <li>2pm - Lullaby Land: Welcoming the New performance</li> <li>2.45pm - Konghou Solo</li> <li>3.10pm - Toko Ton</li> <li>3.30pm - Filipino Dance Performance</li> <li>4.05pm - Voices from Harmonie</li> <li>4.30pm - Fire Cracker Show</li> <li>4.40pm - Traditional Lion on Trestles</li> </ul> Roving Acts through the Valley Malls <ul> <li>12.50pm - Roving Three Brothers Parade</li> <li>2.40pm - Roving Chinese Grandma</li> <li>4.30pm - Roving Chinese Grandma</li> </ul> Workshops and Markets <ul> <li>12-5pm - Market stalls</li> <li>12.30-2pm - Ever Art Earring Workshop</li> <li>3-4.30pm - Ever Art Earring Workshop</li> <li>12-5pm - Lucky envelope and blessing card workshop</li> <li>12-5pm - Lunar New Year Photo Op</li> </ul> Chinatown Mall, Duncan St, Fortitude Valley
Age

All ages

Cost

Free

Come and celebrate Lunar New Year in Fortitude Valley’s Chinatown Mall. Get involved in the festivities with lion and dragon dancers, fire shows, traditional music, cultural performances, interactive workshops and roving street performers to welcome the Year of the Rat.

Festival times:

  • Saturday 1 February 2020 from 4-9pm
  • Sunday 2 February 2020 from 12-5pm

Event program:Saturday 1st February 4-9pm

  • 4pm - Opening and welcome
  • 4.10pm - Lion Eye Dotting Ceremony
  • 4.30pm - Traditional Long Sleeve Dance
  • 4.50pm - Sakura Dance Group
  • 5.15pm - Fire Cracker Show
  • 5.30pm - UQ Taiko Drumming
  • 5.50pm - Blue Sky Choir
  • 6.25pm - Chinese Clown Grandma Anna Yen Performance
  • 6.40pm - V-Pop and K-Pop Performance
  • 7.10pm - Guzheng Solo Performance
  • 7.25pm - Traditional Umbrella Dance
  • 7.55pm - Haegeum Solo Performance
  • 8.15pm - Fire Cracker Show
  • 8.30pm - Dragon Dance

Roving Acts through the Valley Malls

  • 4.15pm - Roving Lion Dance
  • 6.30pm - Roving Chinese Grandma
  • 8.00pm - Roving Chinese Grandma

Workshops and Markets

  • 4-9pm - Market stalls
  • 4.30-6pm - Ever Art Earring Workshop
  • 7-8.30pm - Ever Art Earring Workshop
  • 4-9pm - Lucky envelope and blessing card workshop
  • 4-9pm - Lunar New Year Photo Op

Sunday 2nd February 12-5pm

  • 12pm - Opening and Welcome
  • 12.05pm - Lion Dance with Medium Jong (Poles)
  • 12.35pm - Fire Cracker Show
  • 1pm - Traditional Lotus Dance
  • 1.20pm - Chinese Clown Grandma Anna Yen Performance
  • 1.35pm - Judy Chan's Chinese Dance Group
  • 2pm - Lullaby Land: Welcoming the New performance
  • 2.45pm - Konghou Solo
  • 3.10pm - Toko Ton
  • 3.30pm - Filipino Dance Performance
  • 4.05pm - Voices from Harmonie
  • 4.30pm - Fire Cracker Show
  • 4.40pm - Traditional Lion on Trestles

Roving Acts through the Valley Malls

  • 12.50pm - Roving Three Brothers Parade
  • 2.40pm - Roving Chinese Grandma
  • 4.30pm - Roving Chinese Grandma

Workshops and Markets

  • 12-5pm - Market stalls
  • 12.30-2pm - Ever Art Earring Workshop
  • 3-4.30pm - Ever Art Earring Workshop
  • 12-5pm - Lucky envelope and blessing card workshop
  • 12-5pm - Lunar New Year Photo Op

Bookings

No bookings required.

Venue

Chinatown Mall, Duncan St, Fortitude Valley

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