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Half Hours: Arts Demonstration and Celebratory Dance

half hours: For the map and additional details, such as TV coverage, go to events Post-Parade Lion Dances As a Chinese New Year tradition to promote good fortune for the year, some lions will be visiting the shops and businesses in Chinatown, according to Vancouver Courier. The lions will perform a celebratory dance at each participating shop to bring good luck and prosperity from approximately 2 pm to 4 pm. To accommodate the longer route and the larger team entries, the parade will start an hour earlier at 11am, and will take about two and a half hours to complete. Free. The Fair will be located at the Sun Yat-Sen Plaza 50 East Pender featuring multicultural performances, special lion dance grand finale, martial arts demonstration and more. Chinatown Spring Festival Cultural Fair By popular demand, the Cultural Fair will be held on both February 16th and 17th. ( As reported in the news.