Tropfest, the world’s largest short film festival, is calling for entries to showcase greater cultural diversity on our screens. In its 26th year, Sydney’s Tropfest 2018 will celebrate another year of achievement in film from 13-17 February in Parramatta, one of the most ethnically vibrant areas in Sydney.
As a Chinese living in Australia, I go to see the New Year’s Eve fireworks as a ritual every year. It is always a good time to reflect on the past year and look forward to the next when the firework spectacular lights up the sky from Sydney’s iconic attraction – the Sydney Harbour Bridge. This year’s display did not disappoint with photos shared on WeChat wowing many of my friends back home.
Christmas is one of the most widely celebrated annual festivals in the world, commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ. With Christmas fast approaching, our office has become an exhibition of Christmas delights of different cultural backgrounds.
The 2018 Chinese New Year Lantern Festival is announced today to launch on 22-26 February 2018 in celebration of the year of dog, free entry.
It is the United Nations International Migrants Day today. This year’s theme is “Safe Migration in a World on the Move”, which puts spotlights on some of the challenges in the global migration such as people trafficking.