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Chinese culture growing in Australia

01-24-2014 10:46 BJT Special Report:2014 Spring Festival |

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Sydney Harbour Bridge has seen a 15-metre Chinese Dragon dancing over it. The Dragon was manned by nine performers following a drummer and two cymbal players. The celebration also marks one year since the bridge established its first Mandarin-speaking guided tour, which happens at least once a day.

In the past decade, Chinese visitors have more than tripled to Australia and their numbers are predicted to continue rising at over 10 percent for the next 2 years, according to the Tourism Forecasting Committee. The Lunar New Year begins on January 31st this year.

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