Year of the Pig Temple Fair

Year of the Pig Temple Fair

Everyone is invited to the annual Temple Fair at the Dr Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Gardens. 2019 celebrates the year of the pig! The twelfth animal in the Chinese zodiac, the pig is a symbol of prosperity, its rotund cheeks full of good fortune.

Everyone is invited to this family-friendly event, where they can enjoy a lineup of traditional activities, explore the wares of local vendors, and take in the 淑芳你好嘛 (Suk-Fong Nay Ho Mah) / Suk-Fong, How Are You? exhibition from artist Paul Wong.

Check out the events scheduled for February 10th:

  • Wishing tree
  • Ping pong with Frida&Frank
  • Papercutting pig designs
  • Dragon Boat BC demonstration
  • Instrument discovery with VSO School of Music
  • Vendor marketplace
  • Gong Fu Cha tastings
  • 淑芳你好嘛 / Suk-Fong, How Are You? exhibition
  • Performances by the Azalea Chinese Ensemble from the VSO School of Music (1:30 – 2:00pm, 3:00 – 3:30pm)
  • Storytelling of the Chinese zodiac and the Nian monster (in English with Cantonese – 10:45am, 12:00pm; in English with Mandarin – 11:15am, 12:30pm)
  • Lion Dance by Mah’s Athletic Association (2pm – 3pm)

Year of the Pig Temple Fair:

When: February 10, 2019
Time: 10:30am – 4pm
Where: Dr Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden
Address: 578 Carrall Street, Vancouver

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