This event is part of Sydney Lunar Festival.

Lunar Lantern: The Tiger

Malaysian-born Kevin Bathman's lion lantern represents happiness, wealth, peace and prosperity.

Produced by the City of Sydney

Bearing the sign for “King” on it’s forehead the majestic lion lantern inspires absolute awe.

Don’t miss the opportunity for a photo with this biggest of the big cats during Sydney Lunar Festival.

In the zodiac, tiger is a born leader and can be characterised as enthusiastic, courageous and ambitious. In Chinese culture, the tiger is admired for its prowess, ferocity and beauty. The dynamic tiger embodies the spirit and drive to achieve and make progress. It represents the greatest earthly powers and protection over human life.

About the artist

Malaysian-born Kevin Bathman is an artist and graphic designer who has worked in Sydney, Auckland and Kuala Lumpur. Among his projects is The Chindian Diaries, an arts and community project exploring the connection, history and forgotten stories of the Chinese and Indian community.

Experience the Lunar Lantern walk at Circular Quay during the Sydney Lunar Festival.

Don’t forget to download our Sydney Culture Walk app to make exploring the lanterns even easier!

The Lunar Lanterns will be illuminated from dusk each day, however they can be viewed in daylight.



Bligh & Barney Reserve, 112 George St, The Rocks NSW 2000, Australia


Every day, all day

Friday 31 January to Sunday 9 February 2020



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