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Sydney Lunar Festival

21 January – 5 February 2023

Time to celebrate the Lunar New Year

Enjoy fabulous feasts, see spectacular shows and magnificent artworks.

What to do and where to eat during Sydney Lunar Festival 2023

Join the celebrations
Banner Galleries: Hyun-Hee Lee - Rabbit in the Moon

Banner Galleries: Hyun-Hee Lee - Rabbit in the Moon

The concept for this banner design came from the Pounding Rabbit in the Moon story and traditional rainbow costumes
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The NSW Chinese Women's Relief Fund (1937–1941)

The NSW Chinese Women's Relief Fund (1937–1941)

Peter Hack, a researcher of modern Chinese history will share an unknown part of early Chinese Australian history.
4 Feb 2023
101.7 WSFM’s $5,000 Rabbit Run!

101.7 WSFM’s $5,000 Rabbit Run!

Simply track down a rabbit, scan the QR code and register your details for the chance to win.
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SBS Jigsaw Rabbit

SBS Jigsaw Rabbit

SBS Jigsaw Rabbit on Dixon Street
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Lunar spectacular show

Lunar spectacular show

A wonderful celebration of culture, community and friendship
4 Feb 2023
Banner Galleries: Pei W Kwang - Ever Changing Water Rabbits

Banner Galleries: Pei W Kwang - Ever Changing Water Rabbits

The concept was inspired by the characteristics of this year’s zodiac animal, the Water Rabbit.
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Banner Galleries: Yasuko Toda - Rabbit Family on NYD

Banner Galleries: Yasuko Toda - Rabbit Family on NYD

This work, Rabbit Family on New Years’ Day, repurposes 2 Japanese visual techniques from very different ages
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Banner Galleries: Si Yi Shen - Anew

Banner Galleries: Si Yi Shen - Anew

Anew is a series of artworks representing growth, transition and connection celebrating the Year of the Rabbit.
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Lunar Gateways

Lunar Gateways

A tribute to Korean, Chinese, and Vietnamese architecture
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Fabulous lunar feasts

Food & Drink

Chinatown 'Bites and Culture' treasure hunt experience

Chinatown 'Bites and Culture' treasure hunt experience

Think 'The Amazing Race', outdoor escape room and a walking tour with an adrenaline rush
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Feast with Us at Ho Jiak Haymarket

Feast with Us at Ho Jiak Haymarket

Celebrate with friends and family at Ho Jiak Haymarket
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Lunar New Year at The Fullerton Hotel Sydney

Lunar New Year at The Fullerton Hotel Sydney

Celebrate the Year of the Rabbit with these 2023 Lunar New Year dining offers.
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Lunar New Year at The Rocks

Lunar New Year at The Rocks

Start the year of the rabbit off with a hopping good time at The Rocks.
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Taste of Chinatown: Lunar New Year food & culture tour

Taste of Chinatown: Lunar New Year food & culture tour

Enjoy discovering Lunar New Year, food, culture, history, and stories with an experienced tour guide
3 Feb 2023
Chinatown – Street food & stories guided food tour

Chinatown – Street food & stories guided food tour

Sample a range of regional Chinese snacks while hearing stories of Chinese-Australians and stories of Chinatown
3 Feb 2023
Thai Town Lunar Fest 2023

Thai Town Lunar Fest 2023

Celebrating Lunar Festival in Thai Town, Sydney
4 Feb 2023
Celebrate in Chinatown and Haymarket

Lunar New Year in Haymarket

Banner Galleries: Hyun-Hee Lee - Rabbit in the Moon

Banner Galleries: Hyun-Hee Lee - Rabbit in the Moon

The concept for this banner design came from the Pounding Rabbit in the Moon story and traditional rainbow costumes
Tomorrow
Chinatown 'Bites and Culture' treasure hunt experience

Chinatown 'Bites and Culture' treasure hunt experience

Think 'The Amazing Race', outdoor escape room and a walking tour with an adrenaline rush
Tomorrow
Feast with Us at Ho Jiak Haymarket

Feast with Us at Ho Jiak Haymarket

Celebrate with friends and family at Ho Jiak Haymarket
Tomorrow
Lunar Gateways

Lunar Gateways

A tribute to Korean, Chinese, and Vietnamese architecture
Tomorrow
Meet the Dixon Street lantern artists

Meet the Dixon Street lantern artists

A panel discussion with artists Meilun Gao 高美伦 Yuxiao Wang 王雨笑 about their Sydney Lunar Festival artwork
3 Feb 2023
Chinatown – Street food & stories guided food tour

Chinatown – Street food & stories guided food tour

Sample a range of regional Chinese snacks while hearing stories of Chinese-Australians and stories of Chinatown
3 Feb 2023
Thai Town Lunar Fest 2023

Thai Town Lunar Fest 2023

Celebrating Lunar Festival in Thai Town, Sydney
4 Feb 2023
All to see and do during Lunar New Year

21 Jan - 28 Jan

Sentient Paper

Sentient Paper

An exhibition of Chinese paper art from classical to contemporary
21 Jan 2023
Lion dancing

Lion dancing

Take part in the fantastic frenzy of the traditional Chinese Lion Dance
25 Jan 2023
Banner Galleries: Hyun-Hee Lee - Rabbit in the Moon

Banner Galleries: Hyun-Hee Lee - Rabbit in the Moon

The concept for this banner design came from the Pounding Rabbit in the Moon story and traditional rainbow costumes
21 Jan 2023
Banner Galleries: Nancy Liang - The Patchwork Rabbit

Banner Galleries: Nancy Liang - The Patchwork Rabbit

The artwork draws inspiration from Jogakbo, a style of traditional Korean Bojagicloth-making.
21 Jan 2023
Banner Galleries: Pei W Kwang - Ever Changing Water Rabbits

Banner Galleries: Pei W Kwang - Ever Changing Water Rabbits

The concept was inspired by the characteristics of this year’s zodiac animal, the Water Rabbit.
21 Jan 2023
Banner Galleries: Si Yi Shen - Anew

Banner Galleries: Si Yi Shen - Anew

Anew is a series of artworks representing growth, transition and connection celebrating the Year of the Rabbit.
21 Jan 2023
Banner Galleries: Yasuko Toda - Rabbit Family on NYD

Banner Galleries: Yasuko Toda - Rabbit Family on NYD

This work, Rabbit Family on New Years’ Day, repurposes 2 Japanese visual techniques from very different ages
21 Jan 2023
Celebrate 2023 Lunar New Year of the Rabbit with Art

Celebrate 2023 Lunar New Year of the Rabbit with Art

Art Exhibition of rice paper paintings. Art exhibition by members of the Australian Chinese Painting Society
26 Jan 2023
Chinatown 'Bites and Culture' treasure hunt experience

Chinatown 'Bites and Culture' treasure hunt experience

Think 'The Amazing Race', outdoor escape room and a walking tour with an adrenaline rush
21 Jan 2023
Dixon Street Rabbits

Dixon Street Rabbits

Bright eye-catching rabbits, designed with a a contemporary minimalist approach
21 Jan 2023
Feast with Us at Ho Jiak Haymarket

Feast with Us at Ho Jiak Haymarket

Celebrate with friends and family at Ho Jiak Haymarket
21 Jan 2023
Lunar Gateways

Lunar Gateways

A tribute to Korean, Chinese, and Vietnamese architecture
21 Jan 2023
Lunar New Year at The Fullerton Hotel Sydney

Lunar New Year at The Fullerton Hotel Sydney

Celebrate the Year of the Rabbit with these 2023 Lunar New Year dining offers.
21 Jan 2023
Lunar New Year at The Rocks

Lunar New Year at The Rocks

Start the year of the rabbit off with a hopping good time at The Rocks.
21 Jan 2023
All to see and do during Lunar New Year

29 Jan - 5 Feb

Sentient Paper

Sentient Paper

An exhibition of Chinese paper art from classical to contemporary
29 Jan 2023
Lion dancing

Lion dancing

Take part in the fantastic frenzy of the traditional Chinese Lion Dance
29 Jan 2023
101.7 WSFM’s $5,000 Rabbit Run!

101.7 WSFM’s $5,000 Rabbit Run!

Simply track down a rabbit, scan the QR code and register your details for the chance to win.
30 Jan 2023
Banner Galleries: Hyun-Hee Lee - Rabbit in the Moon

Banner Galleries: Hyun-Hee Lee - Rabbit in the Moon

The concept for this banner design came from the Pounding Rabbit in the Moon story and traditional rainbow costumes
29 Jan 2023
Banner Galleries: Nancy Liang - The Patchwork Rabbit

Banner Galleries: Nancy Liang - The Patchwork Rabbit

The artwork draws inspiration from Jogakbo, a style of traditional Korean Bojagicloth-making.
29 Jan 2023
Banner Galleries: Pei W Kwang - Ever Changing Water Rabbits

Banner Galleries: Pei W Kwang - Ever Changing Water Rabbits

The concept was inspired by the characteristics of this year’s zodiac animal, the Water Rabbit.
29 Jan 2023
Banner Galleries: Si Yi Shen - Anew

Banner Galleries: Si Yi Shen - Anew

Anew is a series of artworks representing growth, transition and connection celebrating the Year of the Rabbit.
29 Jan 2023
Banner Galleries: Yasuko Toda - Rabbit Family on NYD

Banner Galleries: Yasuko Toda - Rabbit Family on NYD

This work, Rabbit Family on New Years’ Day, repurposes 2 Japanese visual techniques from very different ages
29 Jan 2023
Celebrate 2023 Lunar New Year of the Rabbit with Art

Celebrate 2023 Lunar New Year of the Rabbit with Art

Art Exhibition of rice paper paintings. Art exhibition by members of the Australian Chinese Painting Society
29 Jan 2023
Chinatown 'Bites and Culture' treasure hunt experience

Chinatown 'Bites and Culture' treasure hunt experience

Think 'The Amazing Race', outdoor escape room and a walking tour with an adrenaline rush
29 Jan 2023
Chinese Opera costumes on display

Chinese Opera costumes on display

Display of beautiful, exquisite, hand made Chinese opera costumes, together with head pieces, fans and accessories
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Dixon Street Rabbits

Dixon Street Rabbits

Bright eye-catching rabbits, designed with a a contemporary minimalist approach
29 Jan 2023
Feast with Us at Ho Jiak Haymarket

Feast with Us at Ho Jiak Haymarket

Celebrate with friends and family at Ho Jiak Haymarket
29 Jan 2023
Lunar Gateways

Lunar Gateways

A tribute to Korean, Chinese, and Vietnamese architecture
29 Jan 2023
Lunar New Year at The Fullerton Hotel Sydney

Lunar New Year at The Fullerton Hotel Sydney

Celebrate the Year of the Rabbit with these 2023 Lunar New Year dining offers.
29 Jan 2023

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