Lunar Lanterns have been installed around the city to celebrate the 20th anniversary of City of Sydney’s Chinese New Year Festival. In the Chinese zodiac, every year is symbolised by an animal and this year is the Year of the Monkey. The eastern end of Martin Place features this giant lantern of the Ox, comprising of illuminated Mahjong tiles. It was created by Tianli Zu who was born in Beijing and now lives in Sydney. The colour red evokes passion and radiant energy, while jade green represents good fortune and prosperity. The Ox is known for its diligence, dependability, strength and determination.