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Dragons and lions: some of the Chinese traditions for Lunar New Year

Some of the lions masks at Melbourne's Chinese Museum Source: Magica Fossati

It's New Year's Eve today for many Australians of Asian background: tomorrow will usher in the Year of the Pig.

Melbourne's Chinese Museum education manager Silvia Ercole talks to SBS Italian about some of the traditions associated with Lunar New Year for people of Chinese background.

Click on the audio player to listen to the interview in Italian.

To find out more about the Chinese Museum activities visit their website.

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