The Rotorua Chinese Community Association alongside Multicultural Rotorua and Rotorua Lakes Council look forward to sharing a fun afternoon of Chinese food, culture, dance, crafts and more.
The festival will celebrate the beginning of a new year on the traditional Chinese calendar. This year is the Year of the Ox.
Celebrate Chinese cuisine with dumplings, pork buns, rice cakes and more while you watch traditional dragon dances and other cultural performances.
Learn your future for 2021 from a fortune cookie and take part in the gifting of red envelope tradition where families are given red envelopes – there will be great prizes up for grabs!
Enter the Dumpling Eating Competition while children enjoy Chinese crafts and calligraphy.
Enjoy the festival atmosphere with red lanterns and couplets (red banners wishing good fortune and happiness) strung across Te Manawa.