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Businessman’s gift of clean drinking water to early Sydneysiders

10 February 2016

Frazer fountain original location 1906 Please credit City of Sydney Archives
A 19th century fountain in Hyde Park that was one of Sydney’s first water bubblers is being restored to its former glory. The City of Sydney will install a new base, plinth and steps, repair the cracks in the mortar … Read more

Lion dances bring luck and good fortune to Sydney

9 February 2016

2016 CNY Launch Lion Dances
Acrobats dressed as colourful lions will perform among the crowds at Sydney Chinese New Year celebrations this week, summoning luck and good fortune for the year ahead. The 1,000-year-old Chinese lion dancing ritual will be a highlight of the City … Read more

Summit to make China’s future Sydney’s business

9 February 2016

Image courtesy City of Sydney - Future Asia Business Summit
Sydney’s small business community will get the inside scoop on how to take advantage of emerging economic opportunities in China at a forum hosted by the City of Sydney at Sydney Town Hall today. The Future Asia Business Summit will … Read more

Sydney lit red to welcome Chinese New Year

9 February 2016

SOH Lit Red
Sydney’s Chinese New Year Festival began tonight with 12 zodiac animal lanterns in some of Sydney’s most iconic locations illuminated for the first time. Lord Mayor Clover Moore and Bernadette Inglis, Group General Manager Westpac, switched on the lights of … Read more

Twilight performances at lunar lanterns across the city

8 February 2016

Thai performance 1
Dazzling contemporary and traditional performances will celebrate the Year of the Monkey as Sydney’s first-ever Lunar Lanterns community performances begin this week. With five spectacular zodiac lanterns as backdrops, community groups and professional performance groups will perform over five nights … Read more

Last updated: Tuesday, 1 December 2015