Chinese New Year Festival & Parade Kicks off the Year of the Rooster

chinese new year parade 2017

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One of the biggest cultural celebrations in Vancouver is kicking off this weekend to celebrate the Lunar New Year and the incoming year of the rooster. In 2017, Chinese New Year begins on January 28 and there are numerous events planned across the city to mark the occasion.

Many activities centre around Vancouverโ€™s Chinatown, a vibrant hub of Chinese culture right in the heart of Downtown Vancouver. Whether youโ€™d like to experience traditional music, food, or art, thereโ€™s an event ready for you! Check out some of Vancouverโ€™s Chinese New Year Celebrations below:

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Chinese New Year Festival & Parade Kicks off the Year of the Rooster