Awakening Chinatown Festival

May 26
12:00-5:30 PM
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Step into the vibrancy and resilience of Chinese heritage during the third Annual Awakening Chinatown festival on Sunday, May 26, from noon to 5:30 pm.

The Victoria Chinatown Museum Society (VCMS), with Lead Sponsor RBC and in alliance with Chinatown businesses, proudly presents this exciting event to commemorate Asian Heritage Month. Discover the heart of community as local businesses and cultural groups come together to host a wealth of activities for all ages.

This year, expect a wide variety of performances and activities for the whole family, including:
• The timeless grace of traditional Chinese dances, by youth and adult performers
• Vocal performances in various traditional and modern styles, by individuals and groups
• Drumming, magicians and other Asian performance arts
• Chinese arts and crafts and games
• Demonstrations of Chinese calligraphy and fortune telling
• and the chance to meet and learn about Chinese service and community cultural organizations.

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Destination Greater Victoria is honoured to be based on the traditional territory of the Lekwungen-speaking peoples of the Songhees Nation and the Esquimalt Nation, whose historical relationships with the land continue to this day.