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Be Involved for 2016 Chinese New Year


Year of Rooster

2017 is “Year of the Rooster”

2017 is Year of the Rooster with Chinese New Year on 28 January. The Cairns and District Chinese Association Incorporated (CADCAI) are looking for events, performers and market stall holders to participate in the 2017 Celebrations.
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  • Supporting events:  Events and organisations are invited to join the Celebrations.  Events are to be held between 3 – 21 February 2016.
  • Performers:  Cultural and professional performers are invited to join the Cairns Airport Chinese New Year Street Festival, to be held on the Esplanade on Saturday 28 January.
  • Market and Food Stalls:  Market and food stallholders are invited to join the Cairns Airport Chinese New Year Street Festival, to be held in Grafton Street on Saturday 4 February.

Cairns & District Chinese Association Inc

CADCAI
CADCAI
Chinese New Year Festival has been held annually by CADCAI  since 2004 and  has become a popular and much anticipated event. To know more about CADCAI please visit CADCAI official website
Year of the Rooster
2017 is Year of the Rooster with Chinese New Year on 8 February. For people born in the year of the monkey ( 1920, 1932, 1944, 1956,1968, 1980, 1992, 2004), 2016 is considered an auspicious year.
Chinese New Year 2017 celebrations will commence on 20 January and conclude on Saturday 20 February 2017.  y.  The signature event for the celebrations, The Cairns Airport Chinese New year Street Festival is to be held 4 – 9pm on Saturday 4 February in Grafton Street Cairns.   This is a free family event.
All Chinese New Year events can be found on Events page.   For any specific enquiries please contact Fiona.  Latest updates are featured on our facebook page

Street Festival

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Cairns Airport Chinese New Year Street Festival

Saturday 13 February 2016, from 4 – 9pm
Grafton Street (between Spence and Shields Streets)
Chinese Lion Dancing – Chinese Dragon – Live Performances – Children’s Activities Cultural Displays – Traditional Lion and Molihua Dancers – Heritage Display – Chinese Food –Fireworks at 9pm! There is heaps to enjoy! 2016 CNY program