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Around Town - 06-08 Feb

Sydney’s iconic buildings will glow a vivid colour of red this weekend to mark the 2016 Chinese New Year and to welcome in the Year of the Monkey. The Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Opera House, Circular...

Around Town - 06-08 Feb

Contemporary artists have created 12 huge lanterns , representing the signs of the Lunar zodiac, and they are being installed across the city. The result is a lantern lit adventure through Sydney's...

Around Town - 06-10 Feb

Each year the Chinese New Year Festival transforms Sydney into a cultural hub of feasts, events, performances, installations and exhibitions that celebrate Chinese traditions and the best of modern Asia in...

Events to look out for

TEDxSydney 2016

TEDxSydney 2016

Watch these videos and tell us you’re not inspired to attend this year’s event

Lunar Markets

Lunar Markets

Sydney’s Lunar Markets return for an 11-day festival of Asian food and culture

Maniax

Maniax

Find your inner lumber Jack or Jill

More events

Fairs & Festivals in Sydney

Spectrum Now

Spectrum Now

Godspeed You! Black Emperor and Birds of Tokyo headline the second music, arts, food and talks festival

All About Women

All About Women

Miranda July, Carrie Brownstein and Piper Kerman headline the fourth festival

More fairs & festivals

Classes & workshops in Sydney

Scenic Cycle

Scenic Cycle

Scale the alpine regions of France, NZ or Japan - all before brekky!

Laneway Learning

Laneway Learning

Take an informal life lesson on anything, from sex toys to ballet

More classes & workshops in Sydney

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Lunar Feasts

Lunar Feasts

Celebrate Chinese New Year by feasting your way around the city

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