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Spectrum of summer fun at Customs House

Monday, January 30th, 2017 | Other

A multi-storey art installation, a theatrical magic show showcasing everyday Sydney life and a charismatic panel talk by LGBTI artists are among a range of events taking place at historic Customs House this summer. Other activities on the Customs House … Continued

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Lunar New Year, Sydney style

Friday, January 27th, 2017 | Culture, Events

Sydney officially welcomed the Year of the Rooster this evening, launching the City of Sydney’s 17-day Chinese New Year Festival in spectacular style. A traditional lion dance and eye dotting ceremony below two eight-metre-high Rooster lanterns at the Sydney Opera … Continued

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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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