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Happy Lunar New Year – Year of the Dragon

From the Héritage Montréal teamHappy lunar new year!新年快乐! 恭喜发财!身体健康!Happy Tết celebrations ! Chúc Mừng Năm Mới! Happy Seollal! 새해 복 많이 받으세요!

An opportunity to (re)discover the heritage history of Montreal's Chinatown. In this first part, our volunteer guide Laure invites you to explore this area and learn more about its heritage from its origins to the 1950s. Subtitles are available in French, English and Mandarin.



New Year festivities in Montreal’s Chinatown:


Montreal's second Lunar New Year Festival returns next weekend to Sun-Yat-Sen Park in Chinatown for the Year of the Dragon. We speak with the founder and president of the festival, Yifang Eva about what's in store with outdoor and indoor activities.



Celebrating the Lunar New Year in Montréal – Jason Lee:


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At the McCord:


 

International symposium | Feb. 22 and 23 | 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Capitalizing on the unprecedented interest generated by Wampum: Beads of Diplomacy, the Museum is organizing a symposium devoted to these cultural objects, bringing together a dozen Indigenous, Quebecois, Canadian and international specialists. Free event | Online

→ Live streaming from the Museum

→ Six seminars presented over two days

→ Talks in French and English, with simultaneous translation


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Books:


Why 2023 was declared 'Year of Chava Rosenfarb': Celebrating a Jewish-Canadian author. The Holocaust survivor settled in Canada, winning multiple awards for her work.



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Indigenous fashion is exploding!





Many more artists listed here:

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