Awakening of the Dragon Traditional Chinese celebration
Chinese dragon

A traditional celebration of lion and dragon dance, presented by the Bendigo Chinese Association and visiting lion and dragon teams. It will conclude with the lighting of a spectacular string of 100,000 firecrackers used to wake Dai Gum Loong from his year-long slumber. 

(Dai Gum Loong does not actually appear at this event., it is a ceremony used to wake him for the parade)
 

Please note that this event will feature on a different DAY for the 150th Bendigo Easter Fair - Sunday April 17, 2022

 

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