Our Picks of the 2017 Chinese New Year Events in Sydney (Now - 29th January)

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Don't know where to go and what to see during this Chinese New Year celebration? There are a lot of events around the town competing for our attention, but here is our picks of top events you should go.

·        QVB Year of the Rooster Installation

In celebration of the Year of The Rooster, the QVB presents a bespoke public art piece – a unique large scale installation of a rooster created by a group of Sydney artists, designers and makers.

When you’re in the city, why not stroll down to QVB to have a look at this art installation?

When

Every day, 9am to 6pm

Thursday 19 January to Sunday 12 February 2017

Where

Queen Victoria Building

455 George Street, Sydney

 

For more information, please go to https://whatson.cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au/events/qvb-year-of-the-rooster-installation

 

·        Painting the Town Red – Presented by Westpac

Sydney’s world renowned icons will be bathed in bold red light to welcome the Lunar New Year 2017. Sounds impressive already! The Opera House, Harbour Bridge, Townhall…Come and see the whole city take on the Chinese festive look!

When

Friday 27 January 2017 from 8pm to 12am
Saturday 28 January 2017 from 8pm to 12am
Sunday 29 January 2017 from 8pm to 12am

From dusk each night

Where

Sydney CBD
George Street, Sydney

 

For more information, please go to https://whatson.cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au/events/painting-the-town-red

 

·        Talk: Animals of the Chinese zodiac

For those who want to have a Chinese zodiac readings and understand the meaning behind each of the twelve Chinese zodiac animals. Find out what animal are you and what the Year of Rooster means to you!

When

Saturday 28 January 2017 from 10.30am to 11.30am

Where

Art Gallery of NSW

Art Gallery Road, Sydney

 

For more information, please go to https://whatson.cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au/events/talk-animals-of-the-chinese-zodiac

 

·        Guqin Performance presented by Topotea

Be enchanted by the Guqin, one of China’s oldest stringed instruments, in the tranquil setting of the Chinese Garden.

When

Sunday 29 January 2017 from 2pm to 3pm

Where

Chinese Garden of Friendship

Pier Street, Sydney

 

For more information, please go to https://whatson.cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au/events/guqin-performance-presented-by-topotea

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