Celebrations will sweep the city as Melbourne rings in the Year of the Dog
Colourful traditional dances, spectacular light shows, Chinese food stalls and family friendly celebrations will light up the city for Chinese New Year.
The Year of the Dog festivities will take place from February 15 until February 25, with February 16 as Chinese New Year's Day. Everyday during the festival there will be performances, street food, acrobatics and dragon dance workshops from the Queen Victoria Market to Docklands. Expect lots of qipaos and martials arts.