Celebrate Chinese New Year at QV Melbourne

Fuller PR | 15-Jan-2017
Enter the Year of the Rooster at QV Melbourne with a Red Class Chinese cinema experience, themed food and cocktails, award winning paint-on-glass animation, lion dancing and Chinese calligraphy. #QVMelbourne @QVMelbourne
Date: Saturday 28 January and Sunday 29 January
Time: From 8:00pm
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QV Outdoor Cinema is celebrating Chinese New Year in style with screenings of two popular Chinese movies, the action blockbuster Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon on Saturday 28 January and the Asian hit romance In The Mood for Love on Sunday 29 January. Award winning paint-on-glass artist and Melbourne-based Chinese filmmaker Xin Li, will showcase some of his beautiful and animated short films before both of the main feature presentations.

Audiences will receive to-your-deckchair food and beverage service, with a complimentary "Red Lychee Fresca" cocktail for each guest from Father's Office on Saturday 28 January and hand-delivered Chinese food from Red Spice QV on Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 January, as part of QV"s 'Red Class' cinema experience. QV Cinema runs Thursday-Sunday nights throughout summer. Tickets are on sale now via qvcinema.com.au.

Daytime shoppers on Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 January can visit a Chinese calligrapher and receive their name and a Happy New Year message written in one of the world"s most celebrated fonts. Just spend $20 or more at any of QV Melbourne"s stores and visit the calligrapher in QV"s Albert Coates Lane between 11:00am-2:00pm, with a copy of your receipt.

QV Melbourne will transform into a Chinese festival at lunchtime on Monday 30 and Tuesday 31 January with a traditional Chinese Lion Dancing Parade commencing at 1:00pm. Customers can also get their photo taken with the Chinese lions, dancers and musicians after the parade.

Worlds apart from other retail precincts in Melbourne, QV represents the quintessential Melbourne lifestyle. Intimate laneways in the urban precinct give visitors the freedom to wander and discover the eclectic mix of shops, cafes and restaurants at their own pace. Located on the corner of Lonsdale and Swanston Streets, QV has something for everyone with boutiques, enlightening entertainment and cosmopolitan bars and restaurants.

Chinese New Year Events at QV Melbourne in January

Saturday 28th: Chinese Calligraphy 11.00am-2.00pm in QV"s Albert Coates Lane

Sunday 29th: Chinese Calligraphy 11.00am- 2.00pm in QV"s Albert Coates Lane

Monday 30th: Chinese Lion Dancing Parade 1:00pm roving throughout the precinct

Tuesday 31st: Chinese Lion Dancing Parade 1:00pm roving throughout the precinct

Chinese New Year at QV Cinema

When: From 8:00pm, Saturday 28 January and Sunday 29 January

Where: QV Square (level 2), QV Melbourne, corner Lonsdale and Swanston Streets, Melbourne

Tickets: QV Cinema "Red Class" tickets cost $22 and include your cinema ticket and to-your-deckchair dinner from Red Spice QV. For bookings, dinner package information and the full program visit qvcinema.com.au

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