Newcastle China Week

Saturday, 17 September 2016 — Sunday, 25 September 2016

Newcastle China Week will return for the third year running from Saturday 17th – Sunday 25th September to celebrate elements of traditional and contemporary Chinese culture. From delectable Chinese cuisine to trade talks, popular films both on the big screen and outdoors, and a bustling pop-up Chinatown in Hamilton, Newcastle China Week will delight, inspire and entertain over 30,000 locals and visitors with its program of events in 2016.

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Noodle Night Market and Outdoor Cinema

5pm - 10pm Saturday 17 September | Gregson Park, Hamilton | Free event

Newcastle China Week will be launched at twilight on Saturday 17th September with an array of Chinese and Asian-influenced food trucks, festivities and an outdoor cinema for the whole family to enjoy in the sprawling greens of Gregson Park, Hamilton.

Chinese Film Festival

6pm nightly, Thursday 22 - Saturday 24 September | Tower Cinemas Newcastle | $10 per ticket

Think Chinese cinema is all kung fu and dynasty drama? Think again! This showcase of three contemporary films from the burgeoning Chinese international cinema will give you a new perspective on modern-day life in China. With drama, comedy and action you’ll get front-row seats to the most culturally exciting flicks. Each film is here for one night only, so don’t miss out!

Chinese Business Forum

8am - 1pm Thursday 22 September | Newcastle Exhibition and Convention Centre | Tickets from $55

Get to know the growing business connections and opportunities between China and The Hunter Region from a panel of local and national industry specialists who will provide exclusive insights, tips, case studies and knowledge on doing business with China.

Pop-Up Chinatown Street Festival

10am – 3pm Sunday 25 September | Beaumont Street, Hamilton | Free Event

The Newcastle China Week celebrations will conclude with a colourful and vibrant street festival on Beaumont Street with a mix of traditional and contemporary performances, food stalls and interactive cultural activities.

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