It's getting colder in Melbourne now and that means a low season for weddings. We managed to perform at two weddings in the month of June on Sunday 8th for Anthony and Drakelyn at Crown River Room. On the following Saturday, we lit one string of firecrackers at the groom's parents' house for John and his bride Celine, followed by a lion dance performance at their reception tha ...
A 70th and a 30th Birthday Celebrations
We had two birthday celebrations over a week ago. One was for a 70th birthday celebration in Sunshine. Our two lions were a surprise for guests at the party. Afterwards, we enjoyed the great feast afterwards! A few days later, we were performing on a backyard tennis court in Brighton for a 30th birthday celebration - another first for Hong De! ...
Exalt'd Automotive Grand Opening
17May2014 A late booking for a photographer/friend's brother shop opening.We were in Queen Street, Nunawading over a week ago for an opening of a new automotive garage. The video of our performance can be found . Thank you Grace and Gabriel for inviting us to be part of your celebrations! ...
Lion Dance Workshop
We hosted a lion dance workshop for Ging Mo Academy from Perth on the weekend. Sifu Gawain Siu and his senior instructors were here in Melbourne for a Wushu competition and spent Saturday training with us. We met Sifu Gawain in Genting in 2008 and have kept in touch ever since. We spent the day training and in exchange the Ging Mo team showed us their Wushu competition routine ...
Two Weddings again!
We had a very busy weekend with four performances over two days. After two shop openings on Friday, we had two weddings to attend on Saturday. The first one was for Linda and Brad at Manningham Receptions in Doncaster. We performed for the guests before the bridal party entered the room. The groom entered the room with a rickshaw carrying his bride. We finished off our perform ...
South Melbourne Market Dim Sims at Emporium
The Emporium in Melbourne finally opened just before Easter after years of being closed for construction. The new shopping complex now links Melbourne Central through to Myer and David Jones on several levels. We were pleased to be invited to the opening of the fourth South Melbourne Market Dim Sims shop, run by brothers Philip and Edward Cheng. The shop is located on L3 in th ...
Nu5 Salon Opening
It was ANZAC day in Australia yesterday and a few shops took this opportunity to celebrate their openings. The first one we performed at was in Box Hill Centro for a hair salon, located near Big W. Congratulations and we wish them every success! ...
Wedding at Fitzroy Town Hall
On the weekend we were invited to perform at Virginia and Tim's wedding. The wedding took place in the library of the Fitzroy Town Hall and our lion (which was a surprise for the guests) lead the couple outside to the steps of the Town Hall. As the guests gathered around outside, the lion performed on the steps. It was certainly a spectacular backdrop and we took some great pho ...
Face of Australia Festival
On the weekend, we travelled to Sale (about 2.5 hours from Melbourne) for the very first Face of Australia Festival. It was a Food, Wine and Music Festival with entertainment and food stalls for the entire day. We were very lucky that the weather was good enough for us to perform outside delighting many of the locals who attended, some of them have never seen a lion dance bef ...
Multicultural Diversity Week
Last week was Multicultural Diversity Week in Melbourne. We had so many requests from schools that we couldn't accept! Fortunately we were able to perform last Thursday night at the Melton Library for their Cultural evening. There were food, dances, singing and of course a lion dance to finish off the evening. Thank you Anne McLennan for organising the activity and it was well ...
CBA Bank Opening RichmondMon 16Dec 09:00 AM313 Victoria Street, Richmond
Footscray Lunar New Year FestivalSun 12Jan 11:00 AMBarkly Street, Footscray
Pop Up ParkSun 19Jan 12:00 PMWerribee City Centre
Melbourne AirportFri 24Jan 10:00 AMT4 and International
Univ of QueenslandFri 24Jan 14:00 PM120 Spencer Street, Melbourne
Sun Kitchen, Albert ParkFri 24Jan 18:45 PM9 Aquatic Drive, Albert Park
Dainty Sichuan South YarraFri 24Jan 19:30 PM176 Toorak Road, South Yarra
Harmony BBQ, MalvernFri 24Jan 19:30 PM42 Glenferrie Road, East Malvern
Ni Hao Kitchen, KewFri 24Jan 20:00 PM300 High Street, Kew
Golden Dragon Palace, Lower TemplestoweFri 24Jan 20:30 PM363 Manningham Road, Lower Templestowe
The GlenSat 25Jan 10:00 AM
The Windsor HotelSat 25Jan 12:00 PM111 Spring Street, Melbourne
The GlenSat 25Jan 14:00 PM
Sun Kitchen, Albert ParkSat 25Jan 18:45 PM9 Aquatic Drive, Albert Park
Ni Hao Kitchen, KewSat 25Jan 18:30 PM300 High Street, Kew