Awakening of the Dragon

Cultural Activity
Dai Gum San Chinese Precinct

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 up in preparation for his appearance in the Bendigo Advertiser Gala Parade on Sunday)