Press Release - Victoria Street Lunar Festival 2019

For Immediate Release 

Victoria Street Lunar Festival is known for it jubilance and colourful street parades. The 2019 New Year celebrations are set to be held in Richmond later on 20th January 2019.


The 2019 Lunar New Year, known as the Year of the Pig, is celebrated by millions of people in Asian and their expats all throughout the world. The holiday, which commemorates the start of the new year in the traditional Chinese lunisolar calendar, features foods, children activities, parades, cultural celebrations and lion dances in Richmond here and many other cities around the world.

Visitors to the festival will experience everything about the festival and its community celebrations from New Year Crackers and Lion Dance to the street parade to commemorate the holiday.

Victoria Street Lunar Festival is established and hosted by Victoria Street Business Association VSBA.  With few committee members, volunteers and no paid staff or festival coordinators they have put this spectacular event on for many years. 

What's News In 2019 Festival Event To Do

  • Over 60 performance and entertainment activities and plus over popular Pho Eating Competition.

  • Taste over 100+ food choices on the street with restaurants and street traders

  • Play and Ride a large selection of games and rides

  • Buy from interesting selection of display stalls mobile phone, clothing and wellness...

  • Special Fire Work At 9pm and Fire Crackers and Dragon + Lion Dance

  • Support our charity partners


VSBA partners with State Government Multicultural Victoria, City of Yarra, Yarratrams, Vicroad, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Victoria police, St John ambulance. VSBA has strong in-kind support and financial supports from Australian Vietnamese Women Association,  Rotary of Collingwood and City West Water. Victoria street has supports from major brand such as Hollywood Nails, Telstra and CarePark.

Media partners and supporters have a strong role in crafting the message to communities around melbourne TVB, Viettimes, Destination Melbourne, Visit Victoria, Pick Me Up Guide, RACV Royal Auto, Sunday Herald.

Join Victoria Street to celebrate the new year in our biggest street festival in Victoria.

Further Information Contact 

Ha Nguyen mail@victoriastreet.org.au


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​​VSBA -Victoria Street Business Association was founded in May 2015 as a non-profit business association. VSBA is representing over 300 Victoria street traders to work with local council, state and federal government to assist residents and stake holders for insights, networks, policy advocacy, services and facilities needed over 20 years.