BURNABY--In the Chinese Lunar calendar, the Year of the Snake begins on Sunday, February 10. CUPE members are encouraged to attend a variety of events celebrating the rich cultural history and diversity of B.C.’s Chinese communities in the days to come.
Lower Mainland events include the 40th Vancouver Chinatown parade, post-parade lion dances, a spring festival and cultural fair, a Chinese New Year banquet, and several activities in Richmond. Several events are also being held in Victoria.
For details, visit:
Vancouver Chinatown Parade: http://www.cbavancouver.ca/parade.html and
Richmond Chinese New Year Events: http://www.richmond.ca/discover/events/chinesenewyear.htm