Awakening of the Dragon

A traditional celebration of lion and dragon dance, presented by the Bendigo Chinese Association and visiting lion teams.

It will conclude with lighting a spectacular string of 100,000 firecrackers used to wake Loong, Sun Loong and Yar Loong who will greet Bendigo’s new dragon Dai Gum Loong in the Bendigo Advertiser Gala Parade.

This iconic festival event is proudly presented by the Bendigo Chinese Association, and will be preceded by the Chinese Spring Festival from 10.30am - 1pm.

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Dai Gum San Chinese Precinct


Free Event