Chinese New Year Celebrations

Chinese New Year Celebrations

Welcome in the “Year of the Rooster”, and experience the colour and excitement of China’s longest and most important festival. 

Authentic performances from artists from Bundaberg’ sister city Nanning, lively dragon and lion dancing, exciting local acts, lantern parade and a dazzling display of fireworks will be highlights of 2017 Bundaberg Chinese New Year Celebrations. 

Chinese and Asian–themed food vendors and market stalls and a children's Chinese Animal Zodiac Trail will add to the celebrations. 

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CQ University Chinese Cultural Concert featuring Nanning artists from China will be held at 4pm, 5pm, 6pm & 7pm in the Moncrieff Entertainment Centre.  Concerts are 45 minutes in duration and entry is FREE.

Kids Chinese Zodiac Animal Trail - Children are welcome to collect stamps for their passport on this fun-filled, activity based trail.  A prize is available for those that finish the 12 activities.  Trail commences at 3pm - be sure to get there early!

Chinese Tea Ceremony - Discover the wonderful atmosphere of a traditional Chinese tea ceremony and find out what the art of drinking tea really means.  Held at 4pm, 5pm, 6pm & 7pm in the Burnett Mary Regional Group courtyard.  Entry is gold coin donation with bookings accepted on the day.

Lantern Parade  -  A dazzling spectacle of lanterns illuminating the main street will commence at approximately 8.30pm before the fireworks finale!

PLUS!

  • Dragon & Lion Dancing
  • Food & Market Stalls
  • Roving and local performers
  • and much more!

Entertainment Program

BUSS PARK and along Bourbong Street Footpath
3pm - 6pm

Children’s Chinese Zodiac Animal Trail - Suitable for children under 12 years of age

BUSS PARK
3.15pm – 3.40pm

Awaken the Dragon followed by Dragon and Lion Dancing by the PCYC Blazers

Follow the dragon from Buss Park into the Moncrieff Entertainment Centre

CQ UNIVERSITY CHINESE CULTURAL CONCERT- MONCRIEFF ENTERTAINMENT CENTRE
Compered by Guangxi University students
3.50pm – 4.45pm

Official opening speeches

Acrobatics and traditional performances from artists from Nanning, Bundaberg’s Sister City

Traditional performances from Guangxi University students

Taiko Drumming by Norville State School and “Jasmine Fragrance” Guzheng traditional music

“Juggling Grandma” Anna Yen

5pm - 5.45pm

Acrobatics and traditional performances from artists from Nanning, Bundaberg’s Sister City

Traditional performances from Guangxi University students

Taiko Drumming by Bundaberg State High School

6 pm - 6.45pm

Lion and Dragon Dancing by Bundaberg’s PCYC Blazers

Acrobatics and traditional performances from artists from Nanning, Bundaberg’s Sister City

Taiko Drumming by Bundaberg State High School

Traditional performances from Guangxi University students

“Jasmine Fragrance” Guzheng traditional music

7 pm - 7.45pm

Acrobatics and traditional performances from artists from Nanning, Bundaberg’s Sister City

Traditional performances from Guangxi University students

“Juggling Grandma” Anna Yen

BURNETT MARY REGIONAL GROUP COURTYARD
4pm, 5pm, 6pm & 7pm

Traditional Tea Ceremonies – Bookings required – Entry by gold coin

5.30pm

Martial Arts, Kung Fu and Tai Chi by I Liq Chuan

BUSS PARK
5.50pm

Taekwon Do demonstration by ITF Taekwon Do Wide Bay

6.15pm

Tai Chi Display by Australian Academy of Tai Chi

BOURBONG STREET & BUSS PARK
8.30pm

Lantern Parade by the Bundaberg Community

8.45pm

Fire Twirling by Visionary Fire

8.55pm

Fireworks Display by Above Ground Zero Fireworks

Venue (including Street Address): 
Buss Park and Moncrieff Entertainment Centre, 177 Bourbong Street
Location: 
Bundaberg
Event Date: 
Saturday, 11 February 2017 - 3:00pm to 9:00pm
Admission: 
Free Community Event
Contact Name: 
Strategic Events Team
Contact Number: 
Phone 4130 4176
Website:
bundabergregionevents.com.au
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