Celebrate the Year of the Sheep with SBS ! This year the Lunar calendar welcomes the Year of the Sheep on February 19. Explore the traditions and excitement of one of the world’s largest cultural celebrations as we take you on a journey through mouth-watering food, insightful documentaries, blockbuster films, spectacular events and in-language content of from a range of Asian cultures, all united by Lunar New Year. View latest on this topic
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Attending events in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, our broadcasters will be out in force to celebrate Lunar New Year.
Herald in Lunar New Year with our pick of dishes from Vietnam, Malaysia, Burma and more. Enlist friends and family to help prepare pan-fried pork dumplings,...
The iconic action/comedy master is here to deliver a Roundhouse Kick to your hump-day.
Take an immersive 360 degree tour of the heart of Sydney's Lunar New Year Parade. Join the celebration, share your story.
Check out all the photos from the 2014 Lunar New Year parade! Jamaica is dancing in them too :P
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Celebrate the Year of the Sheep with SBS

This Lunar New Year, we will take you on a journey through mouth-watering food, insightful documentaries, blockbuster films, spectacular events and in-language content.

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The month of February sees a wealth of Lunar New themed content hit SBS One and 2, including:
An army of illuminated Terracotta Warriors will add to the allure of Sydney Harbour during this year’s Sydney Chinese New Year Festival from 13 to 22 February.
Community representatives and guests gather at the official opening of the Korean Lunar New Year Festival in Sydney.
SBS Vietnamese at Richmond Lunar New Year Festival.
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September 2015
Every single Cantonese restaurant in the world has mango pudding on the menu. If white people order deep-fried ice cream, then Asians order mango pudding. For Mr Wong, I wanted to give this classic more texture and put my own stamp on it. I added...
June 2015
On every first day of the lunar month, market vendors produce these little cakes for sale at their stalls. They're a popular offering at altars for the ancestors and can, of course, be enjoyed by the living after the joss sticks have burnt down.

Egg tarts

These tarts feature a very soft, light custard and a delicate, crumbly pastry that melts in your mouth. You will need a 12-hole (⅓-cup capacity) muffin pan for this recipe.

Mapo tofu

Originating in Sichuan province, this fiery dish of pork, silken tofu and chilli bean paste is the perfect antidote to a cold winter's night. Serve with steamed Asian greens for a complete meal. If you prefer a thicker sauce, use the potato starch.
The texture of these glutinous rice balls is heavenly, as is the hint of white chocolate and coconut.
This is the food dept.’s version of Shantung chicken the perfect addition to a Chinese New Year banquet. "Cooking a whole chicken for Lunar New Year symbolises prosperity, wholeness and the togetherness of family. Our recipe starts with 'white...
This recipe from Luke Nguyen is a Korean New Year family favourite. The delicious pan-fried savoury pancakes are made from ground mung beans and topped with chopped vegetables and meat. Serve them as part of a shared meal.
The word fish translated in Chinese means wealth and prosperity, so whole fish is always served during Lunar New Year. This dish is designed to be served as part of a shared meal.