Darling Harbour
Sydney, New South Wales

Date: Sunday 1 February 2009
Time: 7:45pm – 9:30pm
Venue:Town Hall to Chinatown, followed by fire works at Cockle Bay
Cost: FREE. Seating Area: $60+GST per person
Info: Call City of Sydney on 02 9265 9333

The Chinese New Year Festival's famous Parade makes an exciting move to twilight in 2009.

Starting at dusk, Sydney's streets will be transformed with a stunning night time procession of costumes, lanterns, lights and illuminated floats making its way from Town Hall to Chinatown. Featuring 2,600 people, including 500 dancers, musicians and martial artists from China's Henan Province, the Twilight Parade will showcase the very best local and international performers. This dazzling Parade is like no other. Its an event for all the family to watch and enjoy.

Following the Parade, come to Cockle Bay at Darling Harbour to enjoy a special Chinese New Year Fireworks display in celebration of the start of the Year of the Ox.

Official Website: http://www.cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au/cny/Events/ChineseNewYearParade.aspx

Added by folkie on January 22, 2009