Irena Zhang Chinatown Upgrade

Chinatown’s main thoroughfare, labelled “almost embarrassing” by prominent Adelaide businesswoman Irena Zhang last year, is in line for a significant revamp as part of a wider ‘Chinatown Reinvigoration’ plan. The planned revamp is crucial for “the Chinese community in Adelaide, the growth in Chinese tourism and more tourism between China and Australia,” Lord Mayor Martin Haese said. “Let’s set it up for the next 20 or 30 years.” The proposal includes $30,000 funding for the plan preparation and engagement, $50,000 for district activation (including event activity) plus $20,000 to support improvements to shopfronts. Funds will be offered on a 50/50 basis with building owners as an incentive for early engagement so that upgrades to private buildings can be considered as public realm improvements, generating a ‘quick win’ scenario. If accepted by council, preparation of the reinvigoration plan is expected to be completed during 2017/18 with the overhaul completed by late

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Chinatown Adelaide’s Pick of the Fringe : A CUATRO (FLAMENCO)

A CUATRO (FLAMENCO)

Flamenco rhythms in 4. 4 performances. Finalists for the Fringe Dance Award 2016 and winner in 2014, the producer of ‘Tablao’ and ‘Flamenqueando’ presents ‘A Cuatro’. Featuring award winning Madrid trained dancer Rosalie Cocchiaro, acclaimed international Flamenco singer Naike Ponce (Cadiz Spain); Aria nominated guitarist Damian Wright (Bandaluzia); Jessica Statham, named one of Dance Australia magazines most outstanding dancers 2013; brilliant jazz percussionist James Hauptmann (James Morrison, Vince Jones) and breathtaking violinist Victoria Phillips (Adelaide Conservatorium of Music). “dazzling..stunning” The Advertiser “explosive, captivating, intoxicating” Rip it Up “the dancing — by turns seductive, graceful, vehement, amusing — and always superbly controlled.” Alan Brissenden “this show brings you a slice of Spain boasting some of the most sharply percussive flamenco I’ve ever seen.” Whats On In Adelaide Presented by: Flamenqueando Productions – Rosalie Cocchiaro & The Garage International Adelaide Dancer Rosalie Cocchiaro’s company Flamenqueando Productions formed in 2014 after she returned

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Chinatown Adelaide’s Pick of the Fringe : BARBU ELECTRO TRAD CABARET

BARBU ELECTRO TRAD CABARET

BARBU ELECTRO TRAD CABARET :”Bold, absurd, and sexy as hell, BARBU conjures a strange and wonderful world, fusing traditional and contemporary circus with a beautiful irreverence. The most talked about show of Adelaide Fringe 2016, BARBU is at once hilarious, audacious, surreal and spectacular. Performed by one of the world’s leading circus companies – Canada’s Cirque Alfonse – BARBU delivers edge-of-your-seat entertainment set to a thundering electro-trad soundtrack from the skilful and frenetic live band.” BARBU ELECTRO TRAD CABARET TEASER LIVE

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2017 Chinatown Adelaide LNY Street Party Official Program

2017 Chinatown Adelaide LNY Street Party Official Program

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!

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2017 Chinatown Adelaide LNY Street Party Entertainment Program

Chinatown Adelaide Lunar New Year Entertainment Program.

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!    

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