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Celebrate Lantern Festival: Year of the Rabbit extravaganza

Of all the traditional Chinese festivals, Chinese New Year is perhaps the most important time for the Chinese to gather with families and friends and welcome the New Year together.

To continue the excitement of the Year of the Rabbit, the Byng Inclusion Project 3B is organizing the "Year of the Rabbit Extravaganza" at Kerrisdale Community Centre on Saturday February 19, 2011.


Name of Event:
      Year of the Rabbit Extravaganza
Date & Time:
          February 19, 2011 (Saturday), 2:00-4:00pm

Venue:                     Kerrisdale Community Centre (5851 West Boulevard)

Organizers:             Byng Inclusion Project 3B, Vancouver School Board Settlement Workers In Schools (SWIS), S.U.C.C.E.S.S., & Kerrisdale Community Centre

Immigrant students from Lord Byng Inclusion Project 3B, Churchill Secondary, Hamber Secondary and University Hill Elementary will be performing a series of Chinese folk dances, Kung Fu, magic shows, Chinese New Year songs and Chinese instrumentals at the event.

Also, students and parents have prepared fun and exciting game booths for the public to learn about Chinese culture and traditions.

Booths include Chinese calligraphy, lantern puzzles, Bowl of Fortune, Traditional Chinese artifacts displays, Chinese New Year crafts, magic tricks, and specialty food preparation demos.

Please bring your own lantern creation to enter the mini lantern competition. Light Chinese New Year special goodies and refreshments will be provided.

Admission is free for this community event and everyone is welcome to join.

Contact:

Janet Chung, Vancouver School Board SWIS Worker
Tel: 778-772-2084
Email:jlchung@vsb.bc.ca

Vicky Ma, S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Community Services Program Officer
Tel: 604-408-7260
Email: vicky.ma@success.bc.ca

Chinese translation:

延續春節慶� 兔躍Happy Hoppy慶� 年 

溫哥華 - 元宵節是華人社會的盛大節日之一,也象徵著春天的到來。為慶�元宵佳節的來臨,Lord Byng中學移民� �學會 (Byng Inclusion Project 3B) 將於本周六2月19日在Kerrisdale社區中心舉辦� �為 "兔躍Happy Hoppy慶� 年" 的慶�活動,把此項中國傳統的慶�項目帶到加國多元文化的社區裡。

 

活動� �稱:      兔躍Happy Hoppy慶� 年

時間:              2月19日 (星期六) 下午2時至4時

地點:              Kerrisdale社區中心 (5851 West Boulevard)

主辦機構:   Lord Byng中學移民� �學會 (Byng Inclusion Project 3B) ,溫哥華教育局學校移民安頓服務項目,中僑互助會及Kerrisdale社區中心

 

Byng Project 3B移民� �學會的會員於當天除了會表演一連串精彩的中國舞蹈、功夫、魔術和中樂表演外,他們還準備了� �種中國賀年食品試食,藉此介紹� �種賀年食品的取意。此外Byng Project 3B一眾中學生和家長今年更精心設計不� �攤位遊戲,包括即興寫揮春互相�賀,猜燈謎,及燈籠創作比賽,為社區中心加添節日色彩。此項社區活動免費入場,歡迎所有人士踴躍參加,一� �親身感受佳節�氣蓬勃的濃厚氣氛。

 

聯絡:

鍾太Janet Chung溫哥華教育局學校移民安頓服務員

電話:778-772-2084

電郵 : jlchung@vsb.bc.ca

 

馬小� Vicky Ma中僑互助會移民安頓及社區服務部職員

電話: 604-408-7260

電郵: vicky.ma@success.bc.ca

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