Dictionary of Sydney

The Dictionary of Sydney was archived in 2021.

Chinese New Year

Important Chinese festival, celebrated in Sydney since the mid-nineteenth century, and now a part of Sydney's public cultural calendar.


Chinese New Year

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A Chinese community and family festival for over a century, Sydney's Chinese New Year celebrations now include entertainment by Australian and Chinese performers, Chinatown markets, shopfront decorations, dragon boat races, and a stunning Chinese New Year Parade, featuring floats inspired by the different Asian communities who celebrate the Lunar New Year