3 Unique Chinese New Year 2016 celebration ideas

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Chinese New Year 2016 is an extravagant experience
of food, colour, family and reflection.

Brisbane has a number of options on hand where you can enjoy the celebrations of the 2016 Lunar New Year. Here we've highlighted 3 unique ways to be involved.

Doughtnut Time

Chinese New Year treats

There's a limited edition doughnut being released at Doughtnut Time dubbed, 'The Golden Fortune.' The dougnut has been deliciously glazed with a rich-red cream and hand dipped in white chocolate spec, whilst being finally adorned with a unique lucky 'Golden' chocolate coin.

Available only at Doughnut Time stores to celebrate Chinese New Year 2016 on the 7th and 8th February, while stocks last.

Queensland Symphony Orchestra

Chinese New Year QLD Symphony Orchestra

Chinese New Year 2016 will be welcomed in Brisbane with an extraordinary musical event – Queensland Symphony Orchestra’s Year of the Monkey concert, a joyous fusion of traditional Chinese music, great Western masterpieces. Under the baton of Asia’s pre-eminent young conductor, Darrell Ang, the concert will feature leading virtuosos from China, and will see the traditional Chinese Erhu played with the Orchestra for the first time.

The Year of the Monkey concert:

Thursday 11 February at 7:30pm, Brisbane City Hall (QSO WorldBeat)
Featuring: Conductor Darrell Ang, Cello Li-Wei Qin, Erhu Ma Xiaohui, Piano Yingdi Sun, Mezzo-Soprano Aoyun Gerile
For more information and bookings visit: qso.com.au

Treasury Casino

Chinese New Year at Treasury Casino

Treasury Casino & Hotel has unveiled Brisbane’s most vibrant celebration of Chinese New Year 2016, promising to paint the town red and gold next month with a cracker of a program.

The two-week Lunar festival, starting Monday 8 February, invites guests to journey through a range of traditional celebrations and modern adaptations, including Asian-themed menus, exotic events and prize giveaways.

Spanning six bars and restaurants, Treasury’s Lunar New Year program promises to delight and wonder, with Asian laneway parties, outdoor community yoga, and abundant Eastern food and beverage options.

To see the full program visit: www.treasurybrisbane.com.au

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