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22nd January 2020 • Chinese Lunar New Year celebrations

The Governor attended the Consulate General of the People’s Republic of China in Perth’s Chinese Lunar New Year Reception.

The Chinese New Year 2020 or the Spring Festival (Lunar New Year) is celebrated on Saturday, January 25th, according to the traditional Chinese calendar. In the Chinese astrology, each year is represented by an animal. 2020 is the year of the Metal Rat, which is predicted to be a lucky year. The Rat has the first position in the zodiac. The Rat is a representation of diligence, kindness, and generosity.

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