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Bilingual Media Alert - TODAY Lunar New Year's Day Media Call

WHAT:                 To mark Lunar New Year’s Day and the start of 16 days of Sydney Lunar Festival celebrations, Lord Mayor Clover Moore will unveil two giant Rat Lantern statues.


This will be the first time the golden rats will be seen.


                                Led by a Chinese lion dancer, the Lord Mayor will also hand out the traditional lucky red packets along Dixon Street Mall.

WHEN:                 Saturday 25 January      

TIME:                    10:30 – 10:45 Press call

                                10:45 – 11:45 Red packet walk

WHO:                   Lord Mayor Clover Moore

                                Artist Claudia Chan Shaw, designer of the new golden Rat Lantern             

WHERE:                Dixon Street Mall near Goulburn Street

                                (Please see attached location street view map)



Please note that due to road closures there is no on-street parking available


For more information, please contact the City of Sydney media team:

Belinda Wallis - Phone 0467 810 160 | Email

Jane Davis - Phone 0411 562 131 | Email         

For interviews with the Lord Mayor:

Anusha Muller – Phone 0408 494 545 | Email




主题:                    大年初一标志着悉尼为期16天的农历节庆典的开端,为此,悉尼市市长Clover Moore将为市民公布鼠年主题花灯—— 黄金子鼠九灯塔中的两个巨鼠生肖造型。




                                而后,市长还会与狮舞表演者一起环绕唐人街德信街购物区(Dixon Street Mall)向民众派发贺岁红包,传达新年祝福。


日期:                    125日星期六 大年初一


时间:                    上午1030 – 1045分新闻发布会

                                上午1045 – 1145分贺岁红包派送


嘉宾:                    悉尼市市长Clover Moore

                                黄金子鼠九灯塔设计者,具有中国血统的澳大利亚著名时装设计师兼电视主持人Claudia Chan Shaw    


地点:                   唐人街德信街购物区,临近高宝街(Goulburn Street








Belinda Wallis – 电话 0467 810 160 | 邮件

Jane Davis – 电话 0411 562 131 | 邮件            

Lulu Shen – 电话 0467 760 604 | 邮件


Anusha Muller – 电话 0408 494 545 | 邮件