Melbourne's China Town. The atmosphere here is electric! Amazing food and interesting locals.

Melbourne's China Town. The atmosphere here is electric! Amazing food and interesting locals.

Culture Victoria - Chinese leaving for the diggings from Newstead on a Cobb & Co coach, c1865-1871

Culture Victoria - Chinese leaving for the diggings from Newstead on a Cobb & Co coach, c1865-1871

Head of the Great Dragon Bendigo Easter Fair, 1895... published in Illustrated Australian News, 1 May 1895 #bendigo #easter #fair #parade

Head of the Great Dragon Bendigo Easter Fair, 1895... published in Illustrated Australian News, 1 May 1895 #bendigo #easter #fair #parade

Culture Victoria - Chinese Princess, Bendigo Easter Fair, 1901

Culture Victoria - Chinese Princess, Bendigo Easter Fair, 1901

Louey O’Hoy (1832 – 1920), founder of Bendigo’s famous O’Hoy family. O’Hoy established himself as a merchant and storekeeper in Bendigo in the D19th and became a prominent figure in the local community, and was one of leaders of the Chinese Easter Fair committee when it raised money in 1881 from over 800 members of Bendigo and Echuca’s Chinese populations to import the first parade costumes from China for use in the annual procession.

Louey O’Hoy (1832 – 1920), founder of Bendigo’s famous O’Hoy family. O’Hoy established himself as a merchant and storekeeper in Bendigo in the D19th and became a prominent figure in the local community, and was one of leaders of the Chinese Easter Fair committee when it raised money in 1881 from over 800 members of Bendigo and Echuca’s Chinese populations to import the first parade costumes from China for use in the annual procession.

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