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Sharing the world with the UK and Brisbane: Chinese radio announcer Wing Lau

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Community radio has been going on in Australia since the 1970s but it’s relatively new in the UK. Ethnic radio stations like 4EB have launched in the UK too. Wing Lau was hosting Chinese language radio programs on EAVA FM the UK and has recently come to Brisbane. She talks about coming here from Hong Kong via the UK and all about her radio program.

 

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Lam Tu Luan Kung Fu School explain lions, lettuce and loud noises

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The Lam Tu Luan Kung Fu school danced and showed off their sweet kung fu skills at the upmarket Newstead Gasworks in Brisbane on Wednesday night.

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Just before they donned the lion heads, drums and swords, I caught up with founder Lam Sifu and some of the kung fu school students to talk about this unique Chinese Lunar New Year celebration. They explain what the lion, the lettuce, the dancing Buddha and the drums mean – and what it has to do with kung fu.


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Gong hei fat choi!