Great Chinese walk captivates town

CHINESE CELEBRATION: The Central Victorian Lion Dance Team performed a cultural blessing of the Pai Fang on Sunday in front of a huge crowd. Picture: TODD LEWIS

CHINESE festivities had tourists and local residents captivated in the coastal town of Robe over the weekend as they celebrated the landing of 16,000 migrants 160 years ago.

The first Chinese Festival held in the town kicked off on Saturday when a large crowd gathered at the Pai Fang for the start of “The Great Walk”.

Jamie Aitken from Robe Events said despite the


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