2014-02-01 00:57:15 Source: Original URL of Xinhuanet Celiaedit

Xinhuanet, February 2 (Xinhua). On the eve of the Chinese Lunar New Year, the iconic Sydney Opera House in Australia held a lighting ceremony, put on "red outfits" and set off fireworks to celebrate the New Year of the Horse.

The Governor of the State of New South Wales, Australia, O'Farrell, the Chinese Consul General in Sydney Li Huaxin, the Director of the Civil Affairs Department of New South Wales, Dominino, and the representative of Chinese businessmen Huang Xiangmo attended the ceremony.

Offarrell said that the "red suit" of the iconic Sydney Opera House in Australia means that the New South Wales government attaches great importance to Australia-China relations. It is to thank the Chinese for their contribution to Australian society and to congratulate the Australian Chinese community on the Chinese lunar calendar. new Year.

Li Huaxin said that last year was an important year for China-Australia and NSW relations. The two countries have achieved gratifying progress in exchanges and cooperation in various fields. The Sydney Opera House was put on a red dress to express its friendship with the Chinese people.

Red is a favorite color of the Chinese, and it is also a lucky color. The colorful fireworks that night also illuminated the entire Sydney Opera House.