Celebrate an infusion of Asian culture, as the famous Flemington Front Lawn becomes a hive of activity with street-eat inspired tastes and Asian culture inspired entertainment.
Harajuku K Pop Dancers - a Korean pop music genre consisting of electronic, hip-hop, pop rock and R&B and ‘Harajuku’ will entertain crowds with their fashion and energy, whilst a favourite on the Melbourne DJ scene, Sarah Ross (DJ Sarah) who plays big room venues around Melbourne including elite hotspots such as CQ, Spice Market and Nobu Restaurant, will be controlling the beats to keep racegoers dancing all day long.
If that wasn't enough, Melbourne-based Japanese Drummers will be performing spectacular visual displays of stamina, strength and humour, with the vibrations produced on stage energising the whole audience. Don't forget to keep an eye out for the loveable, cheeky and fun Pikachu, who'll be roaming the lawns of Flemington for free hugs and selfies!
Renowned for their energetic and dynamic performances - enjoy spectacular visual displays of stamina, strength and humour, with the vibrations produced on stage energising the whole audience.
Cheeky, fun and energized Pikachu has become an icon of Japanese pop culture and well-loved by all Nintendo gamers. A life-size Pikachu will be roaming entertainment – hugs and selfies are free!
The lion dance is a traditional Chinese dance performed on big occasions for good luck, as it is believed that the lion is an auspicious animal and brings good luck and prosperity.
The Victorian Racing Club are thrilled to announce that guest chef, Jerry Mai will be teaming up with Flemington’s Executive Group Sous Chef Matthew Haigh to curate feature dishes in The Members' Atrium Restaurant (Tiered and Flat), The Chairman's Club, Committee Room and The Terrace restaurant on Black Caviar, The Great Horse Raceday. As well as creating a pop-up restaurant on Flemington’s Front Lawn inspired by her authentic South East Asian dishes at her brand new restaurant, Annam.
Indulge in Vietnamese street food with delicious hawker style treats by Nem n' Nem.
Enjoy the flavours of Taiwan as Ghost Kitchen dishes up an explosion of flavours.
Hoy Pinoy will be serving up Filipino BBQ street food, using traditional flavours and methods.
Get your hands on one of Nici Nanu's famous Shaghai steamed buns!