Category : Vietnam

590. Chinese and Lunar New Year Celebrations February 8, 2016

 Stalls in Toronto’s many Chinatowns are already selling lucky laisee envelopes, calligraphy, and pictures of the Kitchen God. Just tour a Chinese mall to

Ruth writes: I want to take my 5 year old grandson here for his first lion dance. 2-8pm. Dufferin Grove Park.  For more information:

471. Buddha’s Birthday, Bonnie Crombie, and Rohingya

Ruth writes: I used to suggest that visiting a Buddhist temple during a festival was the best time for newcomers to learn about Buddhism.

468. Vietnamese Boat People Museum in Ottawa – 2015

  Ruth writes: I lived in Vietnam for two years in the 1960s, and have been back twice for foreign press reunions since its

464. Searching for Uniqueness in Multicultural Ottawa – 2015

At a Christmas party last year, I won a $500 “Gift of Ontario”. I hadn’t been sightseeing in Ottawa for decades so I used

459. Differences between Vietnamese and Chinese Culture.

We welcome a response to a comment by Tom T N Pham about our Blog on the Vietnamese Tet: https://www.torontomulticulturalcalendar.com/2014/01/21/449-images-of-tet-toronto-vietnamese-new-year-2014/ . Ruth. Huaren Tse

449. Images of Tet Toronto – Vietnamese New Year 2014

  I first heard the word “Tet” the day I arrived in Vietnam in 1965. I knew the country was in the middle of

448. Chinese New Year 2014

 The Lunar New Year, also known as Chinese New Year, starts on January 31 this year. It is the Year of the Horse. The

357. How Did I Celebrate Chinese New Year Day?

  I spent four hours, yes, four hours, at Chinatown Centre on Spadina on February 10. The band from HMC Ship York started the