Chatswood Year of the Rat Festival 2020

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Golden Market

Thursdays & Fridays, 20 January - 8 February

Chatswood Mall Market

Visit Asia without the cost of the plane ticket every Thursday and Friday at the Golden market. Featuring over 35 unique stallholders selling flowers, lucky bamboo, decorations and lunar new year delicacies.

Delight in the beautiful themed decorations and lanterns and enjoy entertainment including Chinese Opera, lion dances, K-Pop, traditional dancing and calligraphy. 

Stallholder Application

Applications are open for stallholders to join this exciting market expected to attract tens of thousands of visitors.

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Entertainment Schedule


Thursday 23 January
12pm to 2pm Traditional Chinese Music
3:30pm to 5:30pm Traditional Chinese Opera
6pm to 8pm Tai Chi Live Show
Friday 24 January
12pm to 2pm Seraphim String Trio
3:30pm to 5:30pm

Comedy, Tai Chi, Kung-Fu and Painting

Chinese Calligrpahy

6pm to 8pm Chinese Music
Thursday 30 January
12pm to 2pm Community Showcase
3:30pm to 5:30pm Chung Do Tae Kwon Do
6pm to 8pm K Pop Showcase with SBS Pop Asia’s Andrew Trieu
Friday 31 January
12pm to 2pm Traditional Dance and Fashion
3:30pm to 5:30pm

Community Showcase

Chinese Calligraphy 

6pm to 8pm Happy Singing Tribe
Thursday 6 February
12pm to 2pm Seraphim Trio
3:30pm to 5:30pm Dance Performances
6pm to 8pm Chinese Instruments
Friday 7 February - All entertainment cancelled due to bad weather
12pm to 2pm Asahi May
3:30pm to 5:30pm

Traditional Chinese Music

Chinese Calligraphy ;

6pm to 8pm Chinese Instruments 

Some members of our community have expressed concern about coronavirus. We have considered NSW Health advice in line with our emergency management plan and will continue with all of our Year of the Rat festivities, unless that advice changes. We encourage our residents and visitors to follow the advice from NSW Health about their personal situation and take personal hygiene precautions. We will continue to monitor advice from NSW Health and will let you know of any changes to events.

While the WHO has declared a health emergency, we have consulted with stakeholders and NSW Health and believe continuing with the celebrations is the best option at this stage. Signage and information will be made available throughout the event precinct regarding procedures for good hygiene and access to washing facilities.

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