The Street Party will begin with an Official function between 12.00 noon and 2.00 pm. Members of the public will be able to enjoy throughout the day and night the multicultural shows performed by talented South Australian artists on the stage located just under the magnificent Southern Moonta Street Chinese Gateway. Check the Chinatown Adelaide of South Australia (CASA) Facebook Page for updates on the 2017 Chinatown Adelaide LNY Street Party Official Program. For further information about the street party or Corporate Box tickets availability call Jacky Pi 0426 688 808. Gong Xi Fa Cai!
With the Lunar New Year Street Party in Chinatown just around the corner on the 4th February, we’ve prepared a updated banquet guide as well as our top recommendations Call the restaurant for bookings and the latest on set menu’s and special banquet offerings. Red Chili: (08) 8231 9661 / 86 Grote Street T-Chow: (08) 8410 1413 / 68 Moonta Street Park Lok: (08) 8212 8316 / 130 Grote Street House of Chow: (08) 8223 6121 / 82 Hutt Street Ding Hao: (08) 8211 7036 / 26 Gouger Street Star House: (08) 8221 6303 / 1/31-39 Gouger Street Kingdom Chinese: (08) 8123 6498 / 31 Gouger Street Dragon Court Seafood: (08) 8231 9456 / 81-83 Gouger Street Vietnam Restaurant: (08) 8447 3395 / 73 Addison Road, Pennington Check out the Vietnam Restaurant’s Facebook page for updates on set banquets and their annual LNY street party. Gong Xi Fa Cai!
Over 100 guests attended the launch party and Penfolds wine tasting including VIP guest Peter Hanscomb, CEO of Belle Property Australasia and former Labor Senator the Hon Nick Bolkus. In September, Inspire Real Estate joined the Belle Property network and is the first office with dual franchises – Belle Property and Belle Property International. Belle Property Adelaide City is a specialist residential real estate company that focuses on resale and management of homes and apartments. Belle Property International is a world-class concierge partner that represents both property developers and investors across Asia and Australia. Led by Principal, Calvin Lai, a well-respected local area expert who has been selling property in Adelaide for over six years, the multicultural team are set to deliver a personalised and unique approach to large scale projects and residential real estate.
Chinatown leaders Tianbo Zhang, Anastasia Bougesis, Randal Tomich Irena Zhang and Wayne Chao enjoy a 8 Courses Degustation Menu tailored by the Mount Lofty House chefs to match Tomich Wines new releases at the Tomich Wines annual gala dinner. Image by Meaghan Coles Photography.
Lunar New Year 2016 is less than a month away! This special cultural holiday is celebrated in Adelaide’s Chinatown as close as possible to the date of Chinese New Year. The year of the Monkey begins on Monday 8th February with 2016 Chinatown celebrations held on Saturday 13th February. There is so much to see and do, we’ll try to cover this year’s festivities in detail so you can plan your day. OFFICIAL PROGRAM GUIDE – PROGRAM, UPDATES & ANNOUNCEMENTS The event grows in size every year due the hard work of many dedicated volunteers. Chinatown Adelaide of SA Inc. (CASA) is the organiser of the event. The committee members are volunteers who work with cultural organisations to bring joy, happiness and prosperity to Adelaide every year. Since 2013 the event has spilled out of its traditional home in Moonta Street to also include Gouger Street. Prosperity Dinner A special mention
To celebrate 2016 Lunar New Year Street Party and to usher in the year of the Monkey, Moonta Street (Chinatown) and Gouger Street will be filled with stalls, exhibitions, and entertainments from various cultural groups, showcasing Asian cultures and traditions of arts, crafts and foods. This year, it is anticipated that over 20,000 people from all over South Australia and beyond will be expected to attend the Chinese New Year street party. OFFICIAL PROGRAM GUIDE – PROGRAM, UPDATES & ANNOUNCEMENTS Highlights of the street party event will be the Lion Dance and performances from our talented multicultural singers, dancers and musicians from South Australia. If you would like to sponsor the Chinatown Lunar New Year Street Party and get further information for the Sponsorship Packages, please contact: George Chin – President Tel: 8231 2218 Mob: 0416 026 074 Email: [email protected] Eric Lai – Vice President Mob: 0414 485 925 Email: [email protected]
Great twilight photo of the Chinatown Adelaide Lunar New Year Street Party 2015 by Claire Bunten (Chinatown Adelaide Contributor & the Australia China Development Company Event Manager)
“Back in 2004, Chinatown’s Lunar New Year celebration attracted just a few hundred people.Chinatown Adelaide of SA Inc.president George Chin says the event has gone from strength to strength. Though Lunar New Year technically begins on February 19, celebrations will roll on from 10am-10.30pm on Saturday, February 21, with a program full of entertainment from various Asian cultural groups, plus food stalls and craft demonstrations. A street party will take over at 5.30pm, including a gala dinner under the stars. Mr Chin, who is also on the board of Education Adelaide, says many Chinese international students have volunteered to help prepare the event. Adelaide has roughly 12,000 Chinese university students but Lunar New Year is not only celebrated by Chinese people. That’s why we call it Lunar New Year and not Chinese New Year It is celebrated by people in Singapore, Taiwan, Malaysia, Vietnam … and SA is a multicultural
The Hon. Chris Schacht has completed a busy week of activities related to the OzAsia Shandong opening and to events related to South Australia receiving a delegation of Chinese officials including Chinese Ambassador Mr Ma Zhaoxu. Following SA Premier Jay Weatherill’s keynote speech on 3rd September to Mr Ma Zhaoxu, Mr Schacht attended the opening night performance of OzAsia. Performed by Qingdao Song and Dance Theatre, Red Sorghumis a visually spectacular modern dance drama. Mr Schacht said it is a great promotion of Qingdao as a centre of cultural excellence. The following night he enjoyed Shandong Acrobatic Troupe’s Dream of the Ghost Story of which he remarked there was an amazing synthesis of acrobatics, ballet, modern dance and chinese/western music style, with a special mention to the stunning costumes and sets. He noted both performances received long standing ovations. On Monday 7th September, he was pleased to be in attendance