CBNSA celebrated the coming of the Year of the Goat at the CitiZen Chinese Restaurant on 22 February with a 10 course banquet. The banquet was attended by 270 members and friends, including government leaders, prominent Adelaide business people and Chinese community representatives.
Dr Alfred Huang AM, President of CBNSA and Former Lord Mayor of Adelaide welcome the guests and wished everyone a prosperous Year of the Goat. The Hon Jay Weatherill MP, Premier of South Australia gave a keynote speech and the Hon Martin Hamilton-Smith MP, Minister for Investment and Trade also shared his experience about Chinese new year. The Hon Mou HongWei, Minister Counsellor of the Chinese Embassy in Canberra conveyed good wishes from the Hon Ma Zhaoxu Chinese Ambassador to Australia.
It was a fabulous evening with good wine, lion dance, music and many raffle prices including 2 return tickets to China donated by Cathay Pacific.