January 27, 2016 MARKHAM- the much anticipated Chinese New Year event- TD FCCM Markham Chinese New Year Celebration 2016 kicked off at the press conference at Markham Civic Centre today to announce this year’s exciting lineup of shows and entertainment. Many community dignitaries including Markham Mayor Frank Scarpitti, Markham City Council, Federation of Chinese Canadians in Markham (FCCM) Chairman, Dr. Ken Ng were present at the press conference.
Dr. Ken Ng, Chairman of the Federation of Chinese Canadians in Markham started by thanking all the guests for attending the press conference today. He continued with introducing and thanking the event sponsors and community partners, including presenting sponsor TD Bank, community partners City of Markham and SEAS Centre, sponsors, Remington Group, Canada Post and LEE KUM KEE.
Mayor Frank Scarpitti congratulated FCCM and SEAS Centre for a successful press conference and said he looks forward the TD FCCM Markham Chinese New Year Celebration on February 13th. He invited everyone in Markham’s diverse community to join him to celebrate the prosperous Year of the Ingenious Monkey.
Wayne Chan, Executive Vice President – Commercial & Residential Property Investments of Remington Group congratulated Mayor Scarpitti, FCCM and SEAS for another successful year in the celebration.
Danny Kotsopoulos from Canada Post also unveiled the Year of the Monkey stamp at the press conference. The stamps will be on sale at the Canada Post booth in the Great Hall on Saturday February 13, 2016.
The Markham Civic Centre Chinese New Year celebration will be on Saturday, February 13th from 11am to 4pm has a lineup of entertainment including year of the monkey balloon, God of Fortune, lion dance performance, Chinese calligraphy, arts and crafts activities, Chinese dance, singing, and Chinese instrument performances.
Admission is free, everyone is welcome. Mark your calendar now and see your there!

加拿大道明銀行、萬錦加華聯會及萬錦市政府攜手舉辦活動慶猴年

[多倫多訊]由加拿大道明銀行、萬錦加華聯會及萬錦市政府共同主辦的農歷猴年慶祝活動即將於2月13日(周六)在萬錦市政府大廳舉行。主辦單位1月27日召開新聞發佈會向公眾介紹詳情。萬錦市長薛家平、萬錦加華聯會主席吳建中醫生及首席和主要贊助商代表出席了新聞發布會。
在萬錦市政府舉辦農曆新年活動幾乎已成為萬錦市慶祝農曆春節的傳統,每年吸引大量市民前往。自去年由加拿大道明銀行及萬錦加華年會主辦後,除了保留受歡迎的傳統活動,如售賣生肖郵票等,還注入了很多新元素。
萬錦加華聯會主席吳建中醫生表示,活動的成功離不開贊助商及社區機構的大力支持。該活動很榮幸有加拿大道明銀行做首席贊助,著名建築商Remington Group、加拿大郵政局及李錦記的鼎力支持,並有萬錦市政府和社區機構恊群中心的通力合作,聯同眾多朋友及義工的共同努力,才促成了這次的活動。
深受中國市民喜愛的萬錦市長薛家平肯定了吳建中醫生的努力,他表示很期待今年的慶祝活動,邀請所有市民都共同來參加,体會多元文化。Remington Group副總裁Wayne Chan代表其公司表示感謝,預祝活動成功。加拿大郵政局代表Danny Kotsopoulos表示他參加該新年活動多年,對活動非常滿意,他們將與往年一樣,活動當天在加拿大郵局的攤位等待大家來購買猴年紀念郵票!
道明銀行、萬錦加華聯會及萬錦市政府猴年慶祝活動將於2月13日(周六)上午11時至下午4時在萬錦市政府大廳舉行,精彩節目包括財神利是,舞獅表演,中國舞蹈、樂器表演,猴年汽球,書法藝術,兒童手工藝及各項家庭活動等,免費入場,歡迎市民前往參加!

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