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Chinese New Year 2015 Melbourne

February 26, 2015toMarch 1, 2015



* MELBOURNE Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year 2015 in Melbourne will bring the spirit of the dragon to Federation Square  with a vibrant celebration of Chinese New Year. Featuring Electric Dragon (world premiere)
by multimedia artist, Georgie Pinn.

  • 26 February 2015 to 1 March 2015
  • Federation Square
  • Free

World premiere of multimedia installation, Electric Dragon from Melbourne multimedia artist, Georgie Pinn, a spectacular lion dance by Melbourne’s premier lion dancing troupe, Hong De Lion Dance Association and a host of cultural activities and performances abound, as the Square welcomes in the Year of the Sheep.

Plus the Melbourne Chinese Choir, traditional Chinese art activities and demonstrations, free Tai Chi and Health Qigong classes and Mahjong lessons.

Chinese New Year Melbourne 2015


Friday 27 February
8pm – 10pm | Electric DragonSaturday 28 February
1pm – 1.45pm | Melbourne Chinese Choir
2pm – 3pm | Tai Chi and Health Qigong performance
3pm – 5pm | Mahjong lessons
8pm – 10pm| Electric DragonSunday 1 March
Qunyi Lion Dancers
12pm – 1.30pm
Chinese Art Demonstrations
1pm – 4pm

Main Stage Program
1:35-1:45pm |Qunyi Lion dance
1:45:1:55pm |Dragon dance
2:00-2:25pm | Official opening follow by drum dance
2:25pm | Children’s dance:  Auspicious day
2:30pm | Lantern dance:  Red Coral
2:35pm | Vocal solo perform
2:45pm | Chinese Yi ethnic group dance
2:50pm | Chinese acrobatics
2:55pm | Introduction to traditional emblem of Chinese New Year
-Fortune God and Chinese New Year blessing
3:05pm | Music performance
3:10pm | Kong Fu performance-Master Tie min Zeng
3:20pm | Youth performance-Tibetan dance: Lovely home Ri Ke Ze
3:25pm | Classical Chinese dance:  Silk Road
3:30pm | Vocal solo performance
3:40pm | Inner Mongolian dance-Swan Goose/Meet in the Yurt
3:50pm | Popular Chinese square dance and children’s lantern parade

Where: Federation Square
When: 26 February – 1 March 2015
Price: Free
More Info: fedsquare.com/chinesenewyear

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