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February 5, 2013

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Celebrate the Year of the Snake

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

http://www.insidevancouver.ca/2013/01/31/40th-annual-vancouver-chinese-new-year-parade-february-17/

Richmond Chinese New Year Events: http://www.richmond.ca/discover/events/chinesenewyear.htm

Victoria Events: http://www.harbourliving.ca/event/a-harmonious-celebration-chinese-new-year2013/2013-02-03/  and http://events.uvic.ca/?view=day&cal=21&day=02&month=02&year=2013

 

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