– Tourists and Locals Look Forward to Sydney Chinese New Year 2012 Markets

Tourists and travellers from all over Australia and beyond will be heading into the country’s largest city Sydney this January to enjoy a unique cultural festival. The Sydney Chinatown Chinese New Year markets will give visitors a real taste of the Orient among the New Year fun and celebrations.

Online PR News – 12-December-2011 – – There are many Chinatowns in major cities around the world, and Sydney’s is known for being one of the largest and most vibrant. This coming January 20th, 21st and 22nd will see more than 50 differing shops and stalls on show for visitors to browse and enjoy.

Specialised Chinese food will be on show as will many other arts and crafts which can make for souvenirs with a difference. On top of the market itself there will be all the fun of Chinese New Year on show including live music and street theatre as well as parades and processions.

The market is open between 4pm and 10pm over the weekend and with so many visitors expected to swell Sydney’s population around that time, is advising early booking of your hotel in Sydney city centre.

Lek Boonlert, marketing head of, says, “The Chinese Markets are a great way to kick off the Year of the Dragon in Sydney, and as such many thousands of people are expected to attend and enjoy the fun. People who want to get a hotel room near to Chinatown would be well advised to get it booked as soon as possible."

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