Saturday, February 9, 2019

Chinese New Year Celebration is Sunday, February 10

Gung Hay Fat Choy!

Today is the start of Chinese New Year!

Ring in the Year of the Pig in Canada’s oldest Chinatown at the Chinese New Year celebration on Sunday, February 10 from 12 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. by the Gate of Harmonious Interest, located on Fisgard Street at Government Street.

Parade and Festivities

The event is hosted by the Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association.

Starting at 1 p.m., the Lion Dancers will parade from business to business throughout Chinatown.
Festivities will include cultural performances and a Kung Fu demonstration

Road Closures

The 500 Block of Fisgard Street will be closed to vehicle traffic on Sunday, February 10 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Surrounding streets will be closed and re-opened by Police as the parade goes by.

Did You Know

You were born in the Year of the Pig if you were born in 1935, 1947,1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007, and 2019. According to Asian astrology, your year of birth and the animal this represents, set your personality traits.

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