couture+love+madness fashion shoot on the Great Wall

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Images from the couture+love+madness fashion shoot with Lily Ji on the Great Wall of China during the recent Australia China Development Company trade delegation and sister city celebrations. Lily recently appeared in the Transformers 4 by Michael Bay as the Sina News Reporter.Photo by Ella Elfie Germein Cristina Tridente, the Adelaide Fashion Festival coordinator and couture+love+madness designer was a highlight of a SA trade delegation to Qingdao in SA’s sister province, Shandong, China. Qingdao with a population of 10 million has recently become Adelaide’s newest sister city. Cristina said China presents a significant growth market for the South Australian business community and those creative fashion industry entrepreneurs looking for new markets , Qingdao has hosted 14 international fashion weeks since 2001, the most recent in April. Adelaide also has many of Australia’s internationally renowned hallmark events and we want to promote them to China. Lily Ji wearing couture + love

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Qingdao Sister City Performance Preview

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The Australia China Development Company presents: “Music + Fashion + Film, Qingdao Sister City Performance Preview” During August of 2014, TACDC will lead a SA delegation to Adelaide’s sister city Qingdao, Shandong Province, in China to celebrate our new Sister City Status and to promote our state’s best to Qingdao. You have the opportunity to preview and support the efforts of SA based ‘Music + Fashion + Film’on Wednesday, July 2nd at The Promethean in 116 Grote Street, Chinatown. (6pm – 9pm) MUSIC PERFORMANCE BY THE GERMEIN SISTERS Adelaide’s own talented sibling band the Germein Sisters‘ look forward to launching their unique brand of pop/folk/rock music into the Chinese market, since recording their debut album “Because You Breathe” in Ireland with the producer of ‘The Corrs’. Travel loving & energetic young sisters Georgia, Ella, & Clara Germein won the Tamworth Country Music Festival 2014 (non country section), and have recently

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Eyre Peninsula promotion at Lunar New Year a success

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Eyre Peninsula promotion at Lunar New Year a success Eyre Peninsulas recent promotion at the Chinese Lunar New Year was a huge success, delivering fantastic media promotion of the region and allowing key business leaders to form new partnerships with the Adelaide Chinese community and beyond. This was a great opportunity to promote Eyre Peninsulas quality seafood produce and tourism experiences, and the feedback we received was fantastic, Regional Development Australia Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula tourism development manager Brad Riddle said. Regional Development Australia Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula and local businesses are now working to ensure we can convert this attention and get more people travelling to the region. Media coverage included a live cross on Channel 7 weather and various print media as well as a strong contingent of Chinese media. Local businesses represented at the Lunar New Year Celebrations in Adelaides Chinatown over the weekend had good feedback

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Tsingtao Beer lanterns installed along Moonta Street and Gouger Street

Tsingtao Beer Lanterns on Moonta Street

New TsingtaoBeer lanterns have been installed along Moonta Street and Gouger Street to celebrate the new Sister City relationship between Adelaide and Qingdao. Thank you Tsingtao Beer for the red lanterns and thank you Adelaide City Council for the installation of the lanterns and supporting the initiative.Moonta Street Photo by the Hon Jing Lee MLC

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Lunar New Year festivities in Chinatown Adelaide

Qingdao Sister City Celebration Chinatown Adelaide

“The Year of the Horse, a new sister city relationship with Qingdao and a smorgasbord of great SA seafood there will be no shortage of things to celebrate at Lunar New Year festivities in Chinatown on Saturday.The festival dubbed Qingdao Mei Mei, meaning Adelaide is Qingdaos Little Sister.The Chinese citys most famous company, Tsingtao Beer, is providing red lanterns to adorn Gouger St, while sponsors from Eyre Peninsula will ensure the event is a seafood extravaganza complete with tuna filleting demonstrations. (It) will be a celebration of the long friendship between Adelaide and Qingdao with the best seafood and beer from Port Lincoln and Qingdao, Chinatown Association president Irena Zhang says. Its bringing people together to understand each others culture. There will be lion dances, martial arts displays, traditional Chinese music, more than 60 stalls and up to 10 food trucks. Ms Zhang says the festival would be truly

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2014 Chinatown LNY Street Party inSA Life Magazine

Chinatown Adelaide Lunar New Year

The 2014 Chinatown Adelaide Lunar New Year Street Party is currently being promoted in the latest SA Life Magazine ( December / January Edition). Photo: Jude OwensThe 2013 Chinatown Adelaide Lunar New Year Street Party was the largest Lunar New Year celebration ever held in South Australia. Chinatown Adelaide South Australia in partnership with the Adelaide City Council and major sponsors the Tangcheng Group, the Mandela and Datong ,held the Chinatown Adelaide Lunar New Year Street Party the first time on Moonta and Gouger Street. patrons. Aside from over 60 stalls and cultural activities the street was filled 90 tables that allowed guests to participate in a mass outdoor dining spectacle. For the first time during a Lunar New Celebration Gouger street was closed and transformed into a vibrant bustling bazaar. The event attracted over 20,000 patrons. Photo by Jude Owens.

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SA Life Magazine DEC/JAN Chinatown feature

Chinatown Adelaide Lunar New Year

The 2014 Chinatown Adelaide Lunar New Year Street Party is currently being promoted in the latest SA Life Magazine ( December / January Edition). Photo: Jude OwensThe 2013 Chinatown Adelaide Lunar New Year Street Party was the largest Lunar New Year celebration ever held in South Australia. Chinatown Adelaide South Australia in partnership with the Adelaide City Council and major sponsors the Tangcheng Group, the Mandela and Datong ,held the Chinatown Adelaide Lunar New Year Street Party the first time on Moonta and Gouger Street. patrons. Aside from over 60 stalls and cultural activities the street was filled 90 tables that allowed guests to participate in a mass outdoor dining spectacle. For the first time during a Lunar New Celebration Gouger street was closed and transformed into a vibrant bustling bazaar. The event attracted over 20,000 patrons.

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Premier Jay Weatherill appears on Shandong TV

Premier Jay Weatherill with anchor Mao Xin on the Shandong news

Premier Jay Weatherill with anchor Mao Xin on the Shandong news

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