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Highlight of the New Year Banquet of the Year of Rooster hosted by the Chinese Society of Nova Scotia

 

The Chinese New Year Banquet of the year of rooster was successfully hosted by the Chinese Society of Nova Scotia in Casino Nova Scotia on 28 Jan 2017, which falls on the same day of the new year’s day in lunar’s calendar in 2017.


(Courtesy of Ming’s Photography Studio)

This year the event gathered more than 300 attendees including government officials, business owners, representative of local Chinese community associations and individuals who are interested in Chinese traditions. The special guests include but not limited to Minister Counselor, Embassy of The People’s Republic of China in Canada; Honourable Lena Diab, Minister of Immigration, on behalf of Premier Stephen McNeil; His Worship Mike Savage, Mayor of HRM; executive leaders from financial sectors such as Investors Group, BMO, TD Bank, CIBC and Sun Life Financial; elite business owners such as representatives from World Link Food Distributors Inc., Atlantic Superstore, Wow Hot pot, Hometown Furniture; representatives from local Chinese community associations such as the Chinese Benevolent Association of Nova Scotia, Nova Scotia Education Promotion Association, Atlantic Canada Ping Pang Association, Halifax Chinese Language School and Nova Scotia Chinese Association of Health Promotion. It’s an extraordinary experience of celebrating the Chinese New Year with all attendees and great opportunity to strengthen the connection between Chinese community and local society in Nova Scotia.       

Dr. Genlou Sun, President, the Chinese Society of Nova Scotia

Han Tao, Minister Counselor, Embassy of The Peolple’s Republic of China in Canada

Honourable Lena Diab, Minister of Immigration, on behalf of Premier Stephen McNeil

His Worship Mike Savage, Mayor of HRM

Ms. Anjali Jensen, Regional Director, Investors Group Financial Services Inc.

Ms. Sara Liu, Director of World Link Food Distributors Inc.

Dr. Robert Summerby-Murray, President, Saint Mary’s University

Mr. Lee H. Winchester, Regional Vice President, Nova Scotia South Market & Financial Planning Atlantic Provinces Division, Bank of Montreal

(Special Guest photos are Courtesy of Gavin Wang)

the event features great musical and art performance from Nova Scotia Chinese Culture and Art Club, Maritime Dance Academy and University Hip Hop Dance Club.  Accompanied by Guzheng soothing melodious music, a few Chinese calligraphy artists presented live performance and expressed their sincere new year greetings to all.












(Photos of featured performance are courtesy of Ming’s Photography Studio and Gosky Studio)

(Photo courtesy of Gavin Wang)

(courtesy of Luo)




(Photo courtesy of Yang Liu)

The New Year Banquet went huge success!

Sincere thanks to all sponsors for their generous support to the community!

Special thanks to all performers, event organizers and volunteers for their hard work!

(Photo Courtesy of Ming’s Photography Studio)

 

Happy New Year to all Friends, wish you a prosperous, healthy, wealthy and successful new year!

The New Year Banquet Organizing Committee

The Chinese Society of Nova Scotia

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华协

The Chinese Society of Nova Scotia

csnsca@gmail.com

902-702-0914

website: www.cs-ns.com

BBS: bbs.cs-ns.com

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