Chinese New Year or the Lunar New Year is just not celebrated in China, but is also celebrated in other parts of the world, especially where there is a large Chinese Community.
In 2017, Chinese New Year will be celebrated on Saturday, January 28, 2017.
Australia is one of those countries which celebrates the Chinese New Year in a grand manner.
Apart from Sydney Chinatown, other notable Chinese New Year Celebrations take place in Melbourne.
Melbourne’s Chinatown is the oldest in Australia – it was established back in 1851.
In Sydney’s China Town, the Chinese New Year celebrations will be the host to a number of Chinese New Year Festivals. Each venue offers its own unique festival theme, performances and food.
Visitors will experience Chinese Lion Dance, Firecrackers, Traditional Folk Music, Dancers, Martial Artists and much more.