Happy Lunar New Year!
This is the year of the Ox and there are lots of ways to celebrate, but if you're not from an Asian background you might be wondering why it falls on a different date to December 31 and what the animals and symbology all mean?
The Quicky speaks to some Asian-Australians about the significance of this ancient festival and what lies in store for you over the coming year.
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Host/Producer: Claire Murphy
Executive Producer: Siobhán Moran-McFarlane
Audio Producer: Ian Camilleri
Andy Trieu - SBS Pop Asia Host, Writer, Performer and Sword Forms Champion
Dr Nicholas Ng - Composer, Performer, and Research Fellow at the Australia-China Institute for Arts and Culture at Western Sydney University: http://www.nicholasng.com.au/
Sherry Tang - Mamamia Listener from Adelaide
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