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Year Of The Rat

By Madison Behringer This year, Jan 25 marks the Chinese New Year, also known as the Lunar New Year or the Chinese Spring Festival. 2020 is the Year Of The Rat and celebrations are set to be in full swing in Sydney across the weekend. The Chinese New Year marks new beginnings and fresh starts […]

Free Trade deal to be celebrated this Chinese New Year

By Kayla Canne   Lord Mayor Clover Moore will host an inaugural luncheon to reinforce trade and other ties between Sydney and Asia during the upcoming Chinese New Year celebrations this month, a City of Sydney spokeswoman said earlier this week. “The Luncheon is designed to help the city business community understand future trends and […]

Twilight parade patronage stalls

Turnout at the Chinese New Year Twilight parade in Sydney’s inner city has stalled over the past few years, with no growth in festival attendance since 2010. The Twilight parade, which runs from Sydney Town Hall to the Chinese Gardens, was first incorporated into Chinese New Year festivities in 2009, where it attracted 70,000 attendees […]

Food News

Sydney's 2014 Chinese New Year Festival, running from the 24th January to the 9th February, is set to be the biggest in our 18-year history, with over 80 events scheduled. Fashion designer Claudia Chan Shaw, one of the City of Sydney’s festival ambassadors, says: “For us, Chinese New Year has always been about getting together and sharing wonderful food with family and friends.”