Year of the Goat Set for Massive Welcome at Crown

11 February 2015

Tourism and Major Events Minister John Eren today congratulated Crown Melbourne on officially launching its Chinese Lunar New Year celebrations ushering in the Year of the Goat, to be held from 13-15 February 2015.

Crown’s weekend program of entertainment includes a Riverwalk Hawker’s Bazaar, giveaways, cultural dance performances, a karaoke challenge, as well as colourful dragon and lion processions. Crown’s Atrium will also be transformed with a month-long installation representing the Chinese zodiac sign.

Crown Melbourne is Victoria’s biggest tourism-focused business and largest single-site employer.

Quotes attributable to the Minister for Tourism and Major Events John Eren

“It’s wonderful to see Crown putting so much effort, creativity and resources into ushering in the Chinese New Year.”

“This spectacular display, complemented by a broad suite of activities, attractions and performances, is bound to impress and delight Victorians and visitors alike.”

“Today, China is Victoria’s largest trading partner and number one source market for international tourism, so it’s fitting that our Lunar New Year celebrations are more prominent and spectacular than ever.”

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