CNY2017aroundtheworld

Winner of the National Dumpling Eating Championships 2017 Announced

Dumplings are such a beloved food in Australia that we even have a national annual dumpling eating championship. The competition this year was held in Pitt Street Mall, Sydney, on 2nd February during the Chinese New Year.

The Story of Chinese Descendants in Australia

Chinese New Year is not only just about celebration, but it is also a time to look back at the history of the Chinese descendants in Australia to better understand the Chinese Australian community. 

Top Greetings to Prepare You for the 2017 Chinese New Year

The Chinese New Year will start on 28th January this year. What the Chinese do as a tradition is to go to visit their friends and relatives on the very first day of the new year to send their greetings, which is called “Bai Nian” or “Bai Da Nian”, meaning “to pay new year calls”. This is considered as the most important new year routine.

Sydney to Deliver “the Biggest Chinese New Year Celebration outside of China”

City of Sydney has promised the biggest Chinese New Year celebration outside of China this year. From 27th January to 12th February, the celebration which includes dragon boat racing, lantern festivals, art exhibitions, and various activities and events, will expect to attract more than a million visitors.

Apple’s Exclusive Wallpapers Add Colour to Chinese New Year

Traditional Chinese New Year paintings, known as “Nianhua” folk art, are a must-have new year decoration for the Chinese Spring Festival celebration. Apple is working with five young Chinese artists who have created the modern version of New Year paintings and launched a series of exclusive wallpapers for Apple devices. 

India Celebrates Chinese New Year 2017

Arts and culture can no doubt create links between two countries. India joins the rest of the world to celebrate the Chinese New Year by working with the Chinese government to present the award-winning arts group – Xinjiang Art Theatre Song and Dance Troupe from China in New Delhi.