Haymarket Heartbeat 2019

Chinese New Year – Haymarket Heartbeat

Welcome to the new Year both the auspicious Chinese New Year of the Pig and 2019!  The next few weeks are most exciting and we invite you to one of our first public community events – CNY Haymarket Heartbeat on Saturday 9 February 2019 from 12:30pm – 7:00pm.

Along south Sussex. Little Hay and Dixon Street, CNY Haymarket Heartbeat aims to engage, celebrate and promote Haymarket during this significant cultural time through a multi-sensory day of music, flavours, performance and dance.

These Haymarket streets will transform into a vibrant arena for street culture, street food and Asian Australian cultural performances all centred around a live main stage. Audiences will be treated to a highly eclectic program ranging from ensembles of traditional Asian instruments to urban hip hop with a unique DJ stage featuring DJ Dumpling.  We hope you and your families join us.

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Take a Tour of Chinatown on Your Phone

Some very clever people from the Haymarket Chamber of Commerce have launched  a phone app that will give you new insights into Chinatown and its surrounding local area.

Experience your very own cultural and historical ‘digital’ walking tour of Chinatown and search the many local delights and features of the area detailed  throughout the Chinatown Phone App directory.   For Android click HERE  or Apple click HERE


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A Guide to Sydney’s Chinatown

Photojournalist and Sydneysider Ian Lloyd Neubauer captures the sights, sounds, tastes and smells of the city’s bustling Chinatown

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Have you heard about Dragon Beard Candy?

So, what is Dragon Beard Candy?

It is a traditional delicious sweet originating from the Ancient Chinese Palace.

Well, here are two options that you can get a taste of Dragon Beard Candy:

  1. Use a time travelling machine and fly back to the past.
  2. Get a fresh one from Mater Au on a Friday at Chinatown Markets from 4pm to 11pm!

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