Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Chinese New Year Celebrations

Kong Hay Fat Choy!
Happy Chinese New Year!

Monday 9 February 2009 is the day of the Chinese Lantern Festival. It is also Chinese Valentine's Day.

Celebrations for Chinese New Year and the Chinese Lantern Festival will be held in Rockdale Town Hall on Monday 9 February from 10am to 1pm.

Activities include:

Lion Dance
Calligraphy demonstrations
Lantern riddle competition and draws for prizes
Beijing pancake, noodle & sweet dumpling making demonstrations
Origami of 12 Chinese animals
Gu Zeng (Zither), Yang Qin (Dulcimer) and Er Hu performance
Singing of traditional Chinese New Year songs
Tai Chi performance
Free show bags and lots of lucky draws
Free admission

A traditional Chinese New Year Lion Dance will open the celebrations in front of Council's Administration Building. The Lion Dance will also be performed at King Street Place at 10.30am

For more information contact:
Rockdale City Council Customer Service Centre 9562 1666
St George Migrant Centre 9597 5455

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