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Hidden Treasures: Chinese New Year

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Melbourne glows red and gold for two weeks every year as we welcome the Chinese New Year festival. Visit Queen Victoria Market to continue the celebrations into the Year of the Goat. Lion and Dragon Dances The …

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Winter Night Market Expressions of Interest Now Open

Cocooned within the historic sheds of Queen Victoria Market, the Winter Night Market returns for its fourth year in 2015 with an extended season, running every Wednesday night from June 3 to August 26. The 2014 …

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Australian Healthy Weight Week

Monday, February 16, 2015

Australia’s Healthy Weight Week (AHWW) is coming up from 16-22 February 2015. Run by the Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA), this important week is all about getting the right advice and support for those looking …

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Chinese New Year Recipes: Too-Easy Chinese Dumplings

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Featuring Steven & Jennifer Luo, Stalls 30 – 35, H Shed It’s traditional for families to get together for a meal over Chinese New Year, and while there aren't any special dishes that are served solely at …

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What’s Your Chinese Zodiac?

You were born 1912, 1924, 1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, 2008 Your sign is the Rat What’s so good about rats? They’re thoughtful and steady, but sometimes overly cautious. They tend to have a positive outlook and …

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Queen Vic Loves Its Traders

Monday, February 9, 2015

This Saturday in a celebration of love, Frank Lee Darling - the ambassador of love, will be serenading his way around the Market sending love to our traders this Valentine’s Day. Frank Lee will also be handing …

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Win a Family Pass to the Melbourne Zoo at Sticky Fingers

Saturday, February 7, 2015

Queen Victoria Market has got itself into some sticky territory! We asked our street food traders to think out of the box, off the plate and uncontained and put it on a stick. Visit our celebration of …

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What is the Year of the Goat All About?

Friday, February 6, 2015

We can all agree that 2014 was, well, tumultuous. But with the imminent arrival of Chinese New Year on 19 February, what can we expect for 2015, the Year of the Goat? Breathe a sigh …

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Celebrate Chinese New Year at Queen Victoria Market

Join us as we mark the beginning of a new lunar year and celebrate the Year of the Goat! Over 10 days of exciting and exotic celebrations, see the amazing 15 metre dragon taking over Queen …

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Hidden Treasures: Valentine’s Day

Thursday, February 5, 2015

When you are in a relationship, there are two days each year which you must not forget: you’re partner’s birthday and Valentine’s Day. Unfortunately one of those is out of our control, but we can …

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