Chinese New Year


Subject:
Holidays and Observances Individually , Chinese New Year

Description:
Details about the celebration of Chinese New Year in Australia. Briefly describes and provides links to material on the Sydney festivities, which "stretch to three weeks and include a Grand Parade, Dragon Boat and Sedan Chair Races and night markets." Also includes material about Chinese in Australia (who first came in large numbers during the Gold Rush of the 1850s and 1860s), and the Chinese calendar. From the Government of Australia.

Publisher:
Government of Australia

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.cultureandrecreation.gov.au/articles/chinese/


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