2021 "Happy Chinese New Year" Global Livestream Celebration
Sponsored by the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the People's Republic of China and the Chinese Embassy in Canada, and undertaken by the Canada-China Cultural Development Association, the 2021 Xinchou Year of the Ox "Happy Chinese New Year" series of online celebration events will take place in the "cloud" from February 4 to 26, 2021. These cultural events will bring a fantastic cultural feast to Canadian audiences, as well as friends from all over the world. New Year blessings!
The Chinese New Year, also known as the Spring Festival or the Lunar New Year, is celebrated in Canada as well as in many Asian countries. One of the largest celebrations for Canada’s Chinese population (consisting of more than 1.3 million people located mainly in Toronto, Vancouver and Montréal), it is also celebrated by Canadians from Vietnam, Korea and Southeast Asia. Since 1 June 2016, this celebration has been recognized as an official holiday in Canada.