On 19 February, Her Excellency Professor the Honourable Kate Warner AC, Governor of Tasmania, and Mr. Warner, hosted a reception for the Chinese Community Association of Tasmania, in celebration of Chinese New Year, at Government House. The event was well attended by many community leaders, and those who have supported the various communities and associations in their lunar new year events. #CNY #Dog #GovernmentHouse #Governor
The 2018 Lunar New Year Festival was held on the Parliament Lawns on 18 February 2018. Hosted by Chinese Community Association of Tasmania, record crowds joined in the festivities, which provides an opportunity for the showcase of Asian cuisine, culture and customs. Congratulations to James Lee and the organising committee of the CCAT Lunar New Year Festival, as well as all volunteers, stallholders and sponsors that contributed to such a successful event. #CNY #Dog #Festival
The Academy hosted its Chinese New Year banquet at Wrest Point Hobart on 16 February - the first day of the Wu Xu Year (literal interpretation as the Year of the ‘Earth Dog’). People from all walks of life, including politicians, community leaders and volunteers, local and international visitors, as well as new and old friends joined to ring in the new year. While the Year of the Dog is likely to bring challenges, but where there are challenges, there are also opportunities.
二月十六日，戊戌新年大年初一，澳大利亞塔州中國佛教學院於維斯特角大酒店舉行農曆春茗，邀請了各界政經領袖、社區領導及志願者、海內外賓客、新老朋友齊聚一堂，喜迎新春。戊戌年將會為人們帶來挑戰，但挑戰之際也將帶來機會。 特別感謝本地舞蹈團 House of Dance、從悉尼專程南下的 Flamenkisimo Sydney 及鄧杉老師給座上貴賓一場豐富的樂舞盛宴，以及君豪餐廳精心製作的佳餚。 感謝各位貴賓的盛情參與，共享戊戌年大年初一的歡悅。我們對您們的支持，不勝感激！ #CNY #LionDance #ShengYuan #Piano #Banquet #Dog
On 7 February, the official launch for Lunar New Year festivities was held by the Hobart City Council at Salamanca Square. Leaders, members and volunteers from many Chinese communities and associations gathered for a short ceremony, officiated by Acting Lord Mayor of Hobart, Alderman Ron Christie. This marks the official start to preparations for a series of celebrations, including banquets, festivals, and receptions celebrating the Lunar New Year - Year of the Dog. #CNY #HCC