Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year 2012
Chinese New Year 2012

With a large Chinese population in the Willoughby area, Chinese New Year celebrations in Chatswood are second only to Sydney City’s in Chinatown.

This year, Chatswood Mall will be transformed into a festive path of good luck and fortune, decorated with lanterns, firecrackers and lucky scrolls to welcome the Year of the Snake in February 2013.

Chinese New Year Celebrations
Saturday 16 February 2013
Chatswood Mall, Chatswood

The Chinese New Year Celebrations in Chatswood Mall will be held on Saturday 16 February 2013. With up to 30 specialty stalls selling Chinese products, food as well as information and services, there’s something for everyone.

The official opening will be at 11am by the Mayor of Willoughby and the Chairperson from the Chinese Cultural Centre NSW. A Lion and Dragon Dance will welcome the New Year, followed by an assortment of performances and entertainment.

The Chinese New Year Celebrations are organised by the Chinese Cultural Centre NSW and hosted by Willoughby City Council. To be part of the celebrations, phone 9411 3799.

Chinese New Year Exhibition
Tuesday 29 January 2013
Ground Floor Foyer
Willoughby City Council
31 Victor St, Chatswood

For this exhibition of Chinese culture and art, items have been provided by the Chinese Cultural Centre NSW and installed by the Chatswood Library. Learn about how Chinese New Year came about and how it is celebrated across the world.