MCV’s Messages

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MCV’s Messages Miss Chinese Vancouver Pageant 2021 Feb 5thVirtual Program Every year, LunarFest is happy to invite Miss Chinese Vancouver to celebrate the Lunar New Year like no other. The Champion of Miss Chinese Vancouver Pageant 2021, Cindy Wu, is an artist and architectural designer. For this year’s LunarFest, inspired by the theme “Together, Stronger,” … Read more

Colours of Mother Earth

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Colours of Mother Earth Clarissa Banos Feb 6 | 1:00 pm – 2:30 pmOnline Workshop Inspired by the ever-transforming elements of nature, including but not limited to fire, wind, earth, and water, as well as the many flora, fauna, and endangered species in the wild, Clarissa Banos will lead an arts workshop in celebration of … Read more

Treasure Box Lantern


Treasure Box Lantern Yen-Chun Lu Feb 5Virtual Program The Treasure Box fits into the palm of your hand, yet encompasses a whole world. Inside the box, we find two big cats. At the foot of the mountain, the leopard cat of Taiwan makes a home out of the wilder edges of agricultural farmland. On the … Read more

Mauritian Sega Dance

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Mauritian Sega Dance Mauritius Community Feb 5 | 11:00 m – 12:30 pmšxʷƛ̓ənəq Xwtl’e7énḵ SquareNorth of Vancouver Art Gallery Local artist, picture book author and illustrator Jeni Chen will lead art activities to celebrate the Chinese Lunar New Year. In this workshop, you will hear the legend of the Great Race and make a puppet … Read more

Meowli: Leopard Cat in Miaoli

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Meowli: Leopard Cat in Miaoli Raine Lin Feb 5th Virtual Program The leopard cat is native to Miaoli County of Taiwan. This is also where a lively Hakka community lives.  Living amongst the plains and hills, people in the Hakka villages of Miaoli are mostly farmers. These farmers use environmentally-friendly agricultural methods to better preserve the … Read more

Emergence: Out of the Shadows

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EMERGENCE: ​Out of the Shadows Sher Vancouver LGBTQ Friends Society Feb 6th | 3:00 pm – 5:00 pmVirtual Film Screening + Q&A In traditional Lunar New Year celebrations, family is the centerpiece. But family can be a complicated space to navigate. LunarFest has always been invested in welcoming everyone into the family, from communities who … Read more

Tsagaan Sar

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Tsagaan Sar BC Mongolian Feb 5thVirtual Program Tsagaan Sar is one of the most significant events for Mongolian people. According to the Lunar Calendar, at the beginning of the year, Mongols celebrate a New Year called White Moon, or “Tsagaan Sar” in the Mongolian language. From the beginning when Chinggis Khaan reigned as a King … Read more