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Media releases

City of Sydney float to sparkle for Mardi Gras

19 February 2018

Sydney - 4th March 2017. Sydney Mardi Gras 2017.
The City of Sydney will get its sparkle on and show its support for the 40th Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras with a parade entry complete with bright lights, dance music and rainbow-costumed dancers. Eighty City staff will take … Read more

Sydney’s rainbow flag celebrates 40 years of pride

16 February 2018

Rainbow-flag-2018
The colours of the rainbow are proudly flying over Sydney Town Hall as the city gets set to mark the 40th anniversary of our world-renowned Mardi Gras festival. Lord Mayor Clover Moore today led an official flag-raising ceremony on the … Read more

A story of loyalty inspires new art lantern

16 February 2018

Circular Quay Sydney - 14th Febriary 2018. Chinese New Year 2018 Dog Lantern. Photo: Katherine Griffiths
A heartbreaking story of a loyal companion is the inspiration behind the magnificent Dog lantern that will sit next to the Sydney Opera House for the 2018 Chinese New Year Festival. The new animated Dog lantern at Circular Quay will … Read more

New Year brings ancient China to modern Sydney

15 February 2018

Chinatown Sydney - 7th December 2017. Cynthia Xin is a solo traditional dancer who will be performing as part of the Chinese New Year celebrations 2017. (Model release: ER20171207-CNYE artist-00258.jpg)
Mastering the art of Chinese dance means racking up thousands of air miles for Cynthia Xin, who frequently visits China to train for the Sydney Chinese New Year Festival. Locals can enjoy Ms Xin’s elegant ‘Rites of Mist’ dance, depicting … Read more

Guided tours take the lead for Year of the Dog celebrations

15 February 2018

Belmore Park, Sydney - 19th January 2018. Ian Florek lives and works in the City with his Guide Dog Bryson. (Model release: ER20180119-Guide Dogs-00316.jpg)
Taking a guided tour of the Chinese New Year Lunar Lanterns will be another milestone for Ian Florek, a man who’s had seven guide dogs in his life and was born in the Year of the Dog. Blind since birth, … Read more

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Last updated: Sunday, 3 February 2013