Wenni Liang and Lauren Huang having Yum Cha at the Eight restuarant in China Town. During Chinese new year restuarants around Sydney like this one will be very busy.
Photo by Damian Shaw / City of Sydney

Lunar eats set to satisfy Sydney

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017 | Culture, Events

Whether it’s the Year of the Rooster, Monkey, Dragon, or any of the 12 animals of the zodiac, there are three common elements at every Chinese New Year celebration: family, friends and food. And with some of the world’s best … Continued

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Sydney - January 23, 2017: Launch of the City of Sydney 2017 Chinese New Year Lunar Festival (photo by Jamie Williams/City of Sydney)

Countdown to Chinese New Year begins

Monday, January 23rd, 2017 | Other

The countdown to Sydney’s Chinese New Year Festival – the largest celebration of the Lunar New Year outside Asia – was officially launched today by Lord Mayor Clover Moore at the Sydney Opera House. The Lord Mayor said Sydney would … Continued

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Yabun celebrates oldest living culture

Friday, January 20th, 2017 | Other

Thousands of Sydneysiders will this month enjoy performances, music, art and lively debates at Australia’s biggest one-day annual celebration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures. The 15th annual Yabun Festival takes place on the traditional land of the Gadigal … Continued

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The summer 2017 edition of Living Colour, with more than 100,000 blooms across Sydney CBD and surrounding suburbs.
Photo by Damian Shaw / City of Sydney

Stunning summer blooms brighten up Sydney

Monday, January 16th, 2017 | Green spaces, Sustainability

Workers feeling gloomy about returning to the office will be cheered up by bright summer blooms at some of the city’s most popular public spaces. The summer edition of the City of Sydney’s Living Colour display is underway, with more … Continued

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Sydney icons light up for Lunar New Year

Monday, January 16th, 2017 | Other

The City of Sydney and Westpac are Painting the Town Red – lighting some of Sydney’s most iconic landmarks bright red to mark the beginning of the City’s Chinese New Year Festival. For three nights, 27-29 January, buildings across the … Continued

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Secure your home this summer

Thursday, January 5th, 2017 | Community

The City of Sydney is working with NSW Police over the summer to help Sydneysiders protect their homes from opportunistic crime. The Safe City team has created a number of tips for residents to consider before leaving their homes unattended. … Continued

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Two million reasons to roll out the red carpet

Wednesday, January 4th, 2017 | Other

Tens of thousands of passengers will be welcomed by city ambassadors as more international cruise ships than ever before sail into Sydney this summer, including the largest cruise vessel to ever enter our harbour. With passengers from each arriving ship … Continued

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