New Satellite Exhibition in Chinatown Exploring Chinese Immigration in BC

The Museum of Vancouver (MOV) and the University of British Columbia (UBC) proudly present A Seat at the Table: Chinese Immigration and British Columbia in Chinatown, a temporary exhibition that is now open to the public.

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New Satellite Exhibition in Chinatown Exploring Chinese Immigration in BC

[CLOSED] WIN TICKETS to an exclusive Dim Sum Chinatown Tour

Win tickets to intimately explore Historical Chinatown (and its food) as part of an exclusive tour by Canadian Craft, only offered during Dine Out Vancouver Festival. Continue reading:
[CLOSED] WIN TICKETS to an exclusive Dim Sum Chinatown Tour

Live the Limetown Life in Vancouver

Lia Haddock, investigative reporter for American Public Radio, stumbles on the story of a lifetime when she investigates the disappearance of more than 300 people at a neuroscience research facility in Tennessee. Chances are, you’ve already listened to her harrowing tale on hit podcast Limetown, which skyrocketed to number-one downloaded podcast on iTunes just two months after release.

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Live the Limetown Life in Vancouver

Vancouver Neighbourhoods: Chinatown

Chinatown’s Millennium Gate greets visitors to the neighbourhood.

History and culture saturate bustling Chinatown, which has evolved over the years into one of Vancouver’s hippest ‘hoods. Situated on the eastern side of downtown Vancouver, the colourful district – representing North America’s third largest Chinatown – is packed with apothecary stores, piled-high fresh produce stands and quirky one-off shops.

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Vancouver Neighbourhoods: Chinatown

Spin the Wheel of Fortune in Vancouver’s Chinatown

Photo Credit: Flickr – Anthony Maw

For both visitors and locals, Vancouver’s Chinatown is an ideal neighbourhood to visit due to its historical significance, as well as its present offerings in terms of shopping, dining, and entertainment.

This Saturday, the Vancouver Chinatown Business Improvement Area (VCBIA) is encouraging everyone to (re)discover Chinatown in a unique gift promotion.

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Spin the Wheel of Fortune in Vancouver’s Chinatown

The 2017 Winter Solstice Lantern Festival Lights up the Darkest Day of the Year

winter solstice lantern festival 2017

Image courtesy of ItzaFineDay | Flickr.com

If the days are feeling shorter than usual, that’s because we’re slowly inching towards the shortest day of the year – winter solstice. Thursday, December 21 marks the start of the winter – the day with the smallest amount of daylight. Luckily, this just means that we’re getting closer and closer to summer!

To celebrate the winter solstice, Vancouver is hosting the 24th annual Winter Solstice Lantern Festival, a series of community events on Thursday, December 21, 2017, that feature food, music and fire performances at night. The festival helps to make the ‘darkest day of the year’ a bit more bright.

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The 2017 Winter Solstice Lantern Festival Lights up the Darkest Day of the Year

Where to ring in the Lunar New Year in Vancouver

12 Girls Band performs at the Orpheum Feb. 19.

The Chinese New Year, also known as the Spring Festival or Lunar New Year, is the most important traditional holiday in China. Also known as the Lunar New Year, it begins Feb. 16, 2018, and marks the beginning of the Year of the Dog. Here are a few ways to celebrate in Vancouver.

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Where to ring in the Lunar New Year in Vancouver