2016 – Year of the Monkey2018-03-18T22:15:24+00:00

Project Description

Chinese New Year Lantern Festival 2016

  • Officially launched by The Hon. Malcolm Turnbull MP, Prime Minister of Australia

  • First ever official opening of a Chinese community event to be televised live on Australian television – carried on Sky News and ABC News 24

  • Hosting of mainland Chinese Business Delegation

  • 80 performers from China

  • Widespread coverage across all Chinese language media in Australia

  • Chinese media coverage across more than 180 publications, websites and TV news bulletins in mainland China

  • Featured in CCTV Documentary Program – “How the World Celebrates Chinese New Year”

  • A dedicated western media promotion campaign saw coverage across three television networks (ABC, Sky News & Chanel Nine), every major newspaper group in Australia and over 100 online print and pictorial stories

Event Details


12th – 17th Feb, 2016


Tumbalong Park,
Darling Harbour

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