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Other Chinese New Year Events

Saturday 2020 January 18 at 7:30pm

Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra - Lunar New Year Performance

May this Lunar New Year bring you good fortune, prosperity, and best of all, a wealth of music! This programme showcases East Asia’s leading contemporary composers and musicians, innovative orchestral arrangements of traditional Chinese folk songs, and features the Butterfly Lover’s Violin Concerto and Academy Award-winning Tan Dun’s thrilling YouTube-commissioned Internet Symphony. Come early at for a Lion Dance presentation as well as a performance by Jessica Yuen’s Musesica Trio at 6:30PM in the Lobby.

Tickets are available through the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra

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Saturday 2020 January 18-19 and 24-26 at 

Calgary Chinese Cultural Centre - Lunar New Year Celebration

Come discover the Chinese Lunar New Year at the Chinese Cultural Centre and discover the richness of this culture through a visit of the heritage and cultural museum, admiring the architecture and art of this unique building, enjoying the bazaar and food offerings, and watching the traditional dragon and lion dance performances along with martial arts, dance, and music performances. CLICK HERE for more details.

Located at 197 1st ST SW, the Chinese Cultural Centre is a family-fun venue.

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Friday 2020 January 31 at 5:30pm

Chinatown BIA - Chinese Lunar New Year Gala Banquet

The Chinatown Business Improvement Area (BIA) is responsible for revitalizing Calgary Chinatown by making it 'Clean and Safe', 'a Must Visit Destination', and 'an Enjoyable Customer Experience'. Coming off the Chinatown Street Festival, the BIA is hosting winter ice sculptures all throughout Chinatown and their 5th annual Lunar New Year banquet. Come enjoy a 10-course traditional Chinese Lunar New Year banquet dinner with a live band, followed by a dance until midnight. For more details, CLICK HERE.

PS. Come hear about 'Tomorrow's Chinatown'.

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Saturday, Sunday 2020 February 1 or 2 at 7:30pm

Facet Music - Song of the Phoenix Concert

Have you ever heard of the double-reed Chinese horn, the suona? The concert features a master of the instrument, Wu Zhongxi from China, who will perform one of the Chinese classics: “Song of the Phoenix”, with Calgary Chinese Orchestra.

We also proudly present PEP (Piano and Erhu Project) from Vancouver. Pianist Cory Hamm and Erhuist Nicole Ge Li make up the virtuosic duo which has been a cross-cultural phenomenon in western Canada. 

The show also features FOONYAP, an artist described by CBC Music as “a lush, weird and intoxicating blend of electro-opera meets experimental pop”.

You will also be treated to music by dynamic jazz trombonist Carsten Rubeling. His piece, “Bighorn Sounding”, explores the dual nature of shadow and light. 

The concert will also be the world premiere of a brand-new work created by one of Calgary’s most innovative choreographers, Barbara England, which will be performed by 27 community dancers. 

For more details, CLICK HERE.

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Saturday 2020 February 8 at 5:30pm

Sien Lok Society's 51 Annual Chinese New Year Gala & Fundraiser

Sien Lok is hosting its 51st Annual Chinese Lunar New Year Dinner and is one of Chinatown's hottest ticket.   For more details, CLICK HERE.

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Friday 2020 February 21 at 5:30pm

Hong Kong Canada Business Association (HKCBA) CNY Dinner

HKCBA is hosting its Chinese Lunar New Year Dinner at Regency Palace on Friday February 21st and it promises to be a gala night. This is also a hot ticket to hold for the Lunar New Year!  For more details, CLICK HERE.

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