The Lunar New Year celebrations continue Saturday

Lunar new year street party poster

Friday Roundup

The Lunar New Year celebrations continue this Saturday with the annual Chinatown street party on Gouger Street from 11:30 am - 9:30 pm. We will have a stall featuring calligraphy and a quiz where participants can win prizes for correctly answering questions. There will also be other activities, delicious food and entertainment. There is something for the whole family so be sure to come along and immerse yourself in the cultural festivities. 

A reminder also our Children's Chinese Poetry Class and Chinese Conversation Corner will resume shortly. Further information on these two programs can be found below. 


Lunar New Year Chinatown Street Party
Sat 20 Feb 11:30 am - 9:30 pm, Chinatown Precinct Gouger Street
UPDATE: Time of this event has been updated to allow an extra hour of celebrations.

The Lunar New Year Street Party is an annual community event featuring many exhibitors and entertainers from a wide variety of Asian cultural groups, all coming together at South Australia's iconic cultural venue the Chinatown Adelaide Precinct, to showcase their traditions through art and flavours. Further information here

Mon 22 Feb - Fri 26 Feb

We will have a stall during the Arts Faculty Day, Tuesday 23rd of February, where students can come by and answer general knowledge questions on China for a chance to win prizes. More information on O'Week can be found here.

Shaanxi Intangible Cultural Heritage Exhibition
12 Feb - 13 March, QBE Galleries, Sydney

This year we are sponsoring the Shaanxi Intangible Cultural Heritage Exhibition. To celebrate Chinese Lunar New Year and the year of the Ox in 2021, this exhibition showcases Shaanxi Intangible Cultural Heritage from the north western Chinese province of Shaanxi. More information can be found here.


Children's Chinese Poetry Sing-Along
4 March - 8 April

In this program, children will sing along to Chinese poems with our experienced instructors and live acoustic music. This program aims to assist children to develop a sense of musicality while also learning traditional Chinese poems. For further information and to register, click here.

Chinese Conversation Corner 
Wednesday and Friday 4-5 pm, University of Adelaide Campus 

This program will be resuming in March and will be back on campus! It will also be now running on Wednesdays and Fridays, 4-5 pm. The exact location will be announced soon. For those of you wishing to do a bit of revision, worksheets from 2020 can be found here


Covid-19 Updates

Chinese Speaking Community

For those seeking Information on COVID-19 and the changing rules and regulation in simplified or traditional Chinese, please follow the links below:

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