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Chinese New Year
Chinese New Year boosts Vancouver real estate sales
The festive mood of Chinese New Year is continuing to linger in Vancouver’s housing market weeks after celebrations are over. Cory Raven, managing broker at Re/Max, says Chinese New Year heightens...
Mar 4th, 2015
Chinese New Year Parade 2015 (PHOTOS)
Chinatown came alive with dancers, martial artists, war vets, and dragons! All part of the annual Lunar Parade in downtown Vancouver.
Feb 22nd, 2015
Vancouver film entrepreneurs Fly Over Canada
FlyOver Canada is the latest in virtual flight ride technology.
Feb 4th, 2014
Thousands celebrate Year of the Horse in Vancouver's Chinatown: photos
Spectators thronged the streets to soak in the festivities of the annual Lunar New Year parade as it weaved through Chinatown along West Pender. "It’s a new beginning. To celebrate the New Year...
Feb 2nd, 2014
Beijing says you CAN get married in the Year of the Snake: The SinoFile
Chinese New Year ushers in yet another crackdown on rumors.
Feb 11th, 2013
Top 10 weirdest Chinese beauty tips to spruce up your New Year: The SinoFile
A few lessons on grooming from the 1.3 billion people-strong charm school that is the People's Republic.
Feb 9th, 2013
How Chinese New Year traditions evolve in one Canadian family
In my family, Chinese New Year is not an affair set with traditions.
Feb 4th, 2013
Gung Haggis Fat Choy: photos
At the annual Gung Haggis Fat Choy, Floata Restaurant in Chinatown became a sea of Scottish kilts and shimmering Cheongsam dresses. The event, now a famed tradition (celebrated also in...
Jan 28th, 2013
Chinese New Year survival guide for “Chinese”
“Sorry - no, I don’t speak chinese”. Yet year after year, I manage to wish friends and family members a “Gung Hai/Hey/Hay Fat Choi”...
Jan 29th, 2012
Chinese New Year: YouTube celebs Peter Chao and Bubbi share their favorite memories
These wildly popular YouTube celebrities weigh in on their favorite Chinese New Year traditions.
Jan 27th, 2012