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Chinese New Year is almost here! 

February 1st marks the Year of the Tiger, the start of a traditional 16 day celebration. 

The Chinese New Year begins on Chinese New Year’s Eve and continues until the first full moon of the lunar new year. At this time, a Lantern Festival is held to promote reconciliation, peace, and forgiveness.

Prior to COVID-19, the festivities, which include a parade, usually take place in Chinatown.

Once again, celebrations will be kicking off virtually, brought to you by Victoria’s very own Wong Sheung Kung Fu Club.

At 12 a.m. on February 1st, the club will release their annual Chinese New Year video on Youtube for everyone to view.

You can watch it on their YouTube channel or visit their website

Chinese New Year begins on January 31st (Chinese New Year Eve) until February 15th.

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