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All the essential places and dates that you need to know for catching up with SBS Radio as we ring in the Year of the Pig at events around Australia.
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15 Feb 2019 - 9:12 AM  UPDATED 31 Jan 2019 - 9:05 AM

Follow the SBS Broadcast van around the country as the Mandarin, Cantonese and Vietnamese programs celebrate the Year of the Pig with your local communities at these events around the country.

Sydney

2 Feb 2019

WHAT: Hurstville Lunar New Year Festival

WHERE: Forest Road, Hurstville

WHEN: 10am - 4pm

Georges River Council will welcome the Year of the Pig with a lively street parade as well as the traditional Lion Dance, entertainment, food stalls, giveaways and more.

 
9 Feb 2019

WHAT: TET Festival 2019

WHERE: Fairfield Showground

WHEN: 2pm-10:30pm

Join us at the Fairfield Showground as we celebrate  TET and the Year of the Pig. Experience the unique cultural festivities, food and entertainment.

 

16 Feb 2017

WHAT: Eastwood Lunar New Year Celebrations

WHERE: Eastwood Oval

WHEN: 4pm-9pm

Join in with the Lunar New Year celebrations in Eastwood as we welcome the Year of the Pig. The event will include music and dance performances, a dragon parade, lion dances, fire crackers, kids rides, cultural food and a fireworks spectacular.

 

Melbourne

26 January

WHAT: Tet Festival 2019 - Sandown

WHERE: Sandown Racecourse

WHEN: 10am-1am
Come experience Melbourne's largest Lunar New Year celebration. Learn about Vietnamese culture, and enjoy the fun and excitement of modern and traditional entertainment.

 

2 Feb 2019

WHAT: Box Hill Chinese New Year Festival

WHERE: Main St, Box Hill

WHEN: 11am-1am

Central Box Hill will be filled with food, music and a spectacular traditional parade during the 14 hour event.

10 Feb 2019

WHAT: Chinatown New Year Festival

WHERE: China Town, Little Bourke Street, Melbourne

WHEN: 10am-10pm

Expect fireworks, food and spectacular dragons to take over Melbourne as the city celebrates the arrival of the Year of the Pig.

Adelaide

9 Feb 2019

WHAT: Tet Festival - Adelaide

WHERE: Regency Park Reserve, Days Road, Regency Park SA

WHEN: 10am-10pm
Celebrate Tet in Adelaide with a weekend of great modern and traditional Vietnamese entertainment, activities, food and parades.

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