february, 2018



Event Details

 Welcome the Year of the Pig

Celebration of New Year of the International Village marks the start of the lunar calendar, bringing traditional Chinese Spring festivities and rituals to the community of Vancouver, with exhibition and sales booths on both Main and Upper Levels Level showcasing Chinese New Year festive items, souvenirs, culinary delights and gift wares, multicultural live performance  on stage, lucky draw.

This three days event includes an opening celebration with a ceremonial opening and lion dance, attended by officials from three levels government, consulates, and local celebrities. The event will blast off to climax on the last day with the renowned annual cultural extravaganza, the Chinese New Year Parade, featuring over 4,000 participating performers and drawing almost 100,000 spectators along the route on the last occasion, though the day was rainy.

WEBSITE: International Village Mall

  • Exhibition booths on both Main Level and Upper Level, showcasing Chinese New Year festive items, souvenirs and gift wares; everything from modern household décor items, fashion accessories to traditional Chinese clothing, festive decorations, ethnic package confectionaries and snacks ……
  • Festive Chinese Heritage Village on Upper Level, bringing forth the intangible colorful heritage of arts and crafts, cultural aspects of folk life , as well as the tangible culinary delights and snack of Chinese New Year
  • Multi-cultural live performances and variety shows on stage, greeting you Happy Chinese New Year in the air
  • Free Lucky Draws and Souvenirs
  • Opening Ceremony with Eye-Dotting Ceremony, Lion Dance and dignitaries greeting you “Kung Hei Fat Choy”


International Village Mall, 88 Pender Street West, Vancouver. Next to Rogers Arena. Just get off at Stadium/Chinatown skytrain station and follow the signs.

WEBSITE: International Village Mall


february 8 (Thursday) - 10 (Saturday)

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