Hong De Lion was delighted in celebrating the opening of a new business in Moonee Ponds. The owners are parents of one of our members. Golden Chef is a new venture with a function room for private parties and a cooking school specialising in Vietnamese, Thai, Chinese and Japanese cuisine. Judging by the varieties of food during the Opening, the cooking school will be well wort ...
Hong De Lion Dance Association would like to wish all its members, clients and other lion dance teams a very Merry Christmas! Have a safe Festive Season! Our training sessions are finished for the year and will resume on Sunday 9th January at 10am. It's not too late to join us if you wish to participate in all the festivities during Chinese New Year. All confirmed bookings ca ...
Forest Hill Chase
Today our lion was entertaining shoppers at the newly re-opened Forest Hill Chase on Level 3. Several shops opened for the first time today including Rebel Sport and JB Hi Fi. A lot of entertainers were there this afternoon, right up until 10pm tonight! Our lion roved Level 3 twice in the afternoon, the lion delighted children by showering them with 'Lucky Packet' lollies. Ther ...
Regal Wedding Performance
On Saturday 11th December, the Hong De's Double Double Happiness Lions performed for Suzanne and Mick's wedding at the Regal Ballroom in Northcote. The lions were accompanied by a female Buddha, and 4 musicians. The lions presented the bride and groom with a Double Happiness ribbon to cut and a pair of Chinese wedding Pandas. Congratulations to the bride and groom! ...
SMS Christmas function
On Saturday 4th December, Hong De Lions performed again at the Melbourne Convention Centre. This is our third performance with ID Events and Event Theatre Australia this year. We performed for over 750 guests at the SMS Christmas function. The Banquet Hall was again beautifully decorated by ID Events. Four lions lined the entrance into the room and inside, the room was decorate ...
Melbourne Eid Festival
After training on Sunday, our lions performed in Broadmeadows Valley Park for the Melbourne Eid Festival. This Festival which marks the end of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan, ran over two days on the weekend and we performed on the last day. The organiser have seen us perform earlier in the year and was keen to introduce some multicultural activity to the Eid Festival. Thi ...
William Angliss Expo
Hong De Lion Dance Association helped out with the World of Wonders Expo at William Angliss TAFE last week. We loaned our lion and drum for a display in the China section organised by Jamie Khoo (Sponsorship Co-Ordinator, Signature Services) and Kathy Lang (Expo Co-Ordinator). ...
The end of the year celebration at Holmesglen TAFE, Moorabbin campus was celebrated with a Chinese theme. Hong De Lion performed in the Cilantro restaurant in front of all the Hospitality staff and students. The room was filled with red and yellow helium balloons which we used as part of the performance. Mandarins were attached to balloons and our lion had fun trying to chase t ...
Myer Christmas parade 2010
Three lion dance teams performed together under the banner of the Australian Lion and Dragon Federation at the annual Myer Christmas parade on the weekend. Our original plan of 8 lions and 10 Buddha's parading was changed that morning due to the weather forecast. So instead, we had a 18 Buddha's in the parade of various sizes and gender! It turned out quite colourful despite th ...
A collaboration between Bollywood Beats dancers and Hong De lions resulted in a spectacular fusion of Chinese and Indian cultures for a Chinese bride and an Indian groom on the weekend. Our brief from the wedding couple was that not only did they wanted to show off elements of the two cultures but also combine both cultures together in a performance. For the last month our perf ...
St Leonards College BrightonThu 11Feb 10:00 AM
Golden Dragon Palace 1Thu 11Feb 20:30 PM
Federation SquareFri 12Feb 12:00 PM
Golden Dragon Palace 2Sat 13Feb 20:30 PM
Highpoint Shopping CentreSat 13Feb 12:00 PM12pm and 2pm performances
Roti Road HighpointSat 13Feb 13:00 PM
Golden Dragon Palace 3Sat 13Feb 20:00 PM
South Melbourne MarketSun 14Feb 11:00 AM11am and 12pm performances
Moonee Valley RacecourseFri 19Feb 18:00 PM
Roti Road FootscraySat 20Feb 19:30 PM
ACBC LNY FunctionThu 25Feb 18:00 PM