Sunnybank’s annual five day Chinese New Year celebration returned to the Sunnybank Plaza on Saturday 3 March, with the Lunar New Year Rooftop Party wrapping up the festivities with a bang.

The family friendly event saw dragon and lion dancing, lantern parades, and Pop Asia celebrities swarm the Sunnybank Plaza rooftop car park, creating a market street, Asian art gallery and miniature library in the space.

Kids and locals could learn drumming techniques in the percussion studio, create their own lanterns, learn about traditional beverages in the tea house, and play a host of games in the den.

The Face Shop hosted a beauty salon, while the stage was monopolised by a fashion parade, Taiko drummers, K pop dancers p4pero, and other performances hosted by Pop Asia host Andy Trieu.

A selection of the Plaza’s restaurants took part in the gaiety, offering discounts and special dishes for the occasion that party goers could bring upstairs to enjoy on the rooftop.

After the sun went down, Studio Ghibli’s Princess Kaguya took to the screen, with the evening finishing with a spectacular fireworks show.

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