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Eastwood Lunar New Year Celebrations

KUNG HEI FAT CHOI

The City of Ryde is home to a large and vibrant Chinese and Korean community. For the past 10 years the event has been hosted in Eastwood Town Centre however, in 2019 the event will be moved to Eastwood Oval for an evening event with kids rides,  community parade showcase, lion high pole, dragon dancing and will end in Fireworks!

The partnership between the City of Ryde and local Chinese and Korean communities in Ryde in organising the celebrations is unique in Sydney.

Come and celebrate as we bring in the Year of the Pig.  

Grand Celebration Day

The day-long celebration will be held on Saturday 16 February 2019 at Eastwood Oval from 4pm to 9pm and will include music and dance performances, martial arts, dragon parade, lion dance, fire crackers and a visit from the God of Wealth. If you would like to have a stall at the Grand Celebration Day, fill out the Stallholder Application Form.(PDF, 46KB)

View the 2018 event photos below:

Flickr Gallery

About Lunar New Year

The Lunar New Year 2018 begins on February 5, 2019, and is celebrated for 15 days. 

2019 is the Year of the Pig.

Occupying the last position in 12 Chinese Zodiac animals, The Pig is mild and a lucky animal representing carefree fun, good fortune and wealth. Personality traits of the people born under the sign of the Pig are happy, easygoing, honest, trusting, educated, sincere and brave. 

The following are years of the Pig: 1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007, 2019, 2031.

Contact

Eastwood Lunar New Year Organising Committee 2019
Leve 1, 267 Rowe Street, Eastwood NSW 2122 (Entry via Hillview Lane)
info@eastwood.org.au
Ste Lin 0430 068 990
Lisa Liu 0416 667 660

 

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Last updated on 4 December 2018