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It's that time of year again. The Lunar New Year is upon us and this
time we're celebrating the Year of the Monkey. We at TAFE NSW love
diversity and the festivities aren't limited just to our Chinese
students – there's something here for everyone.
Get out there and enjoy the festivities. Head to the Pyrmont Bay
Park, Lunar Markets for some delicious dumplings. Take in traditional
lion dancing performances through the streets of Chinatown or cheer
along as the dragon boats race along Cockle Bay Wharf in Darling
Harbour. Check out all the events around the suburbs
So, it seems timely to ask – how much do you actually know about
monkeys? You'll go bananas over our list of fun monkey facts.
Given that we humans like to personify animals, the humble monkey has
developed a reputation as being cheeky, playful, creative,
resourceful, social and practical. These characteristics are also
shared by many humans, and can be seen in career areas like mechanic
(i.e. grease monkey), hairdresser (all that grooming) and anything in
the entertainment industry. If you haven't yet done TAFE NSW's
career quiz, try it now. Maybe monkey is your spiritual (and