Year of the Dog Temple Fair
Dates: Sunday, February 18, 2018 | Time: 10:00–4:00 p.m.
Open to the public by suggested donation of $5
The Year of the Dog Temple Fair celebration is filled with barks of joy. Er nao, or “hot and noisy”, is the spirit behind the public event at Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden. Everyone is invited to wish each other good fortune, prosperity, and good health.
All Day Activities
Gong Fu Cha performances, community elders giving away red envelops, "make a wish" at the wishing tree
Storytelling of the Nian Monster
10:30am, 11:30am, 2:30pm, 3:30pm - English Storytelling
12:30pm - Mandarin storytelling
1:30pm - Cantonese storytelling
10:15-11am - Performance by the Folk Music Group of the Senior Chinese Society of Vancouver
11:00am-4:00pm - Calligraphy couplets giveaway by Richmond Chinese Calligraphy and Painting Club
Arts and Craft
11:00am-4:00pm - Paper cutting workshop
3:00-4:00pm - Lion Dance by the Mah's Athletic Association