Archive of posts tagged "chinatown"

Neon Sai Woo Sign Returns to East Pender


Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017 — 8:05am PDT
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It came down in 1959 and just last week it rose again. Sai Woo’s iconic neon rooster has been recreated and installed at 158 E Pender St in Vancouver’s historic Chinatown, thanks to donors and pledges. Neon Sai Woo Sign Returns to East Pender The project to restore the sign began earlier this year when […]

Vancouver Chinese New Year Parade


Tuesday, January 17th, 2017 — 11:14am PDT
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The 44th Chinese New Year Parade takes place on Sunday, January 29th. This signature event of Vancouver’s Chinatown will feature lion dances, cultural dance troupes, marching bands, martial arts performances and much more. Vancouver Chinese New Year Parade When: Sunday, January 29th, 2017 11:00am Admission: Open to public, free admission Where: The 1.3-km long route […]

Vancouver Chinese New Year Parade


Thursday, February 19th, 2015 — 9:44am PDT
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The 42nd annual Vancouver Chinese New Year Parade takes place on Sunday morning, as a part of the Vancouver Chinatown Spring Festival, celebrating the Year of the Ram. Vancouver Chinese New Year Parade There will be a pre-parade photo opportunity at the Millennium Gate on East Pender on Sunday, February 22nd, 2015 at 10:45am, with […]

Winter Solstice Lantern Festival


Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 — 10:14am PDT
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Celebrate the 21st annual Winter Solstice Lantern Festival on December 21st in three Vancouver communities. Presented by the Secret Lantern Society and Artistic Director Naomi Singer, this free family event (with some ticketed attractions) will illuminate the longest night of the year. Photo credit: Rikki / Julius Reque on Flickr These are festive celebrations of […]

Vancouver Icons: Chinatown


Tuesday, February 5th, 2013 — 10:02am PDT
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The Vancouver Icons series focuses on statues, bridges, sculptures, buildings, and other public landmarks that are frequently photographed and shared online. Founded in 1880, Chinatown is one of Vancouver’s most distinct neighbourhoods and is perfect for this showcase. It’s full of culture, unique architecture, character, and it’s also a National Historic Site of Canada. What […]