The 2 Roosters engaged in a dancing fight symbolise their strength and courage in opposing the adversity of the coming year.
To highlight the Roosters’ beauty and confidence, vibrant colours feature throughout their feathers. The lanterns tower 8 metres in height, ensuring that these 2 magnificent creatures are the centre of attention.
About the artist
amigo and amigo, co-founded by Simone Chua and Renzo B. Larriviere, is a Sydney-based lighting and design studio that explores the combination of light and sculpture in public spaces. Best known for large-scale interactive works, amigo and amigo has exhibited extensively in Australia.
The zodiac symbol of the Rooster can be characterised as Honest, energetic and intelligent. The flamboyant Rooster is confident and is not afraid of hard work.
Explore the 12 Lunar Lanterns at Circular Quay during the Sydney Chinese New Year Festival.
The Rooster lantern facts:
8 metres in height.
Vibrant in colour.
Symbolises strength and courage in opposing the adversity of the coming year.
The Rooster lantern is presented by Ayam.
The Lunar Lanterns will be illuminated from dusk each day, however they can be viewed in daylight.
Friday 16 February to Sunday 25 February 2018