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

Puffed Rice for Leopard Cat

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Puffed Rice for Leopard Cat Leopard Cat Rice Feb 5th – Feb 6thšxʷƛ̓ənəq Xwtl’e7énḵ SquareNorth of the Vancouver Art Gallery At the foot of the mountains in Miaoli, Taiwan, the leopard cats hunt for food. But due to loss of habitat, they have been ruining crops and eating farmer’s chickens, resulting in the dwindling of … Read more

Fortune Sticks and Divination

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Fortune Sticks and Divination Asian-Canadian Special Events Association Feb 5thVirtual Program In Taiwan, it is common to go to the temple and ask the gods for advice when facing a difficult or life-changing decision. The tossing of divination blocks, in Taiwanese called “bwa-bwei,” can help answer questions depending on whether they land face up, face … Read more

Mongolian Knucklebone Fortune Telling

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Mongolian Knucklebone Fortune Telling BC Mongolian Feb 5th | 1:00 pm – 5:00 pmFeb 6th | 1:00 pm – 5:00 pmVirtual Fortune Telling Fortune Telling games are often played after the New Year’s meal. Knucklebone fortune telling is a tradition and superstition in Mongolian culture. While some people believe it and some don’t, everyone is … Read more

Tarot Reading

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Tarot Reading Azra Silverstein Feb 5th | 1:00 pm – 5:00 pmFeb 6th | 1:00 pm – 5:00 pmVirtual Fortune Telling Head over to Azra Silverstein’s Tarot booth to receive a complimentary Tarot reading. If you have a question, issue, or situation you’d like to examine, a Tarot reading can offer insight to help you … Read more