Chinese National Day Flag Raising Ceremony
On Saturday September 26, 2015, the Federation of Chinese Canadians in Markham and Federation of Chinese Canadians in York Region organized flag raising events in Markham and Richmond Hill.
At 10:00am the Chinese flag was raised at Richmond Hill’s Municipal Office (Google Map of location).
At 12:00pm the Chinese flag was raised at the Markham Civic Centre (Google Map of location).
Both events featured entertainment, food and drink, and a flag raising ceremony with free attendance.
Markham Global Fest- China-Asia Day
In light of the 2015 Pan-Am/Para Pan-Am Games, the City of Markham held a 9 day long street festival, Markham Global Fest. The FCCM recieved the honour to cooperate with the City of Markham for China-Asia Day (July 16, 2015), the evening featured a wide array of beautiful Chinese dances and singing to celebrate the beautiful Chinese culture. The performances also included Korean Taekwondo demonstrations and Special Phillipino dance and singing from Miss Phillipines Canada 3rd Runner up as well.
Special headliner guests- Jennie(鍾珍妮) and Annie Chung(鍾安妮) also gave a wonderful performance with their students taking everyone back to the days of classic TVB dramas with their wonderful voices. Local Rising Star Jonas M. dazzled the guests with his soulful voice and Bosco Wong-like looks.
The FCCM would like the cordially thank all of the community groups that participated in this history making event. Performers included the Chinese Collective Arts Association 《菁華藝術協進會》，Markham TaeKwondo, Georgia’s Dance and Arts Cultural Centre, Philippine CanadianCharitable Foundation and 風怡雅社。