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Chinese New Year in Sydney

Images of a Celebration


Australia salutes the dawning of the Chinese New Year with festivities in Chinese and Southeast Asian communities throughout the nation. In Sydney, the celebrations are centred in the Haymarket area, particularly along Dixon St, traditional hub of Sydney's Chinatown, which then become thronged with stalls, performances and merrymakers.

This year's Chinese New Year Festival in Sydney

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Chinese women musicians with traditional Chinese music instruments adorn one of the parade floatsMusic MakersThe parade is a kaleidoscope of color and movementDazzling DisplayDragon boat races are a traditional part of the Sydney Chinese New Year FestivalDragon Boat RacesA playful dragon lights up the Sydney Chinese New Year festivalDragon Lantern
Traditional Chinese lanterns at Sydney's Star City during the Sydney Chinese New Year FestivalLanterns in the SkyAn assortment of lanterns lights up the Sydney Chinese New Year FestivalFestive Lanterns

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