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Year of the Dog Temple Fair

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Year of the Dog Temple Fair



February 18, 2018
10:00 am

February 18 @ 10:00 am

Open to the public by suggested donation of $5

The Year of the Dog Temple Fair celebration is filled with barks of joy. Er nao, or “hot and noisy”, is the spirit behind the public event at Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden. Everyone is invited to wish each other good fortune, prosperity, and good health.

Event Highlights

All Day Activities
Gong Fu Cha performances, community elders giving away red envelops, “make a wish” at the wishing tree

Storytelling of the Nian Monster
10:30am, 11:30am, 2:30pm, 3:30pm – English Storytelling
12:30pm – Mandarin storytelling
1:30pm – Cantonese storytelling

10:15-11am – Performance by the Folk Music Group of the Senior Chinese Society of Vancouver

11:00am-4:00pm – Calligraphy couplets giveaway by Richmond Chinese Calligraphy and Painting Club

Arts and Craft
11:00am-4:00pm – Paper cutting workshop

Lion Dance
3:00-4:00pm – Lion Dance by the Mah’s Athletic Association