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Central City rings in the Year of the Horse

Sarah Tan (right) playing a zhang (a Chinese zither), watches as her partner Zhimin Yu plays a ruan (a Chinese lute) during the Chinese New Year celebration at Central City Shopping Centre on Feb. 1. This year is the Year of the Horse in the Chinese calendar. - Boaz Joseph / The Leader
Sarah Tan (right) playing a zhang (a Chinese zither), watches as her partner Zhimin Yu plays a ruan (a Chinese lute) during the Chinese New Year celebration at Central City Shopping Centre on Feb. 1. This year is the Year of the Horse in the Chinese calendar.
— image credit: Boaz Joseph / The Leader

Central City Shopping Centre and Surrey Neptune Seafood Restaurant  celebrated Chinese New Year in style on Saturday, welcoming the Year of the Horse with cultural fun and festivities.

Dozens of prizes from stores in Central City were  away, including a grand prize of $1,000 in Central City gift certificates.

The community event featured performances by past Central City Model Search winners, Miss World Canada delegates, Fresh Groove Dance Group and a Chinese instrument music trio.

There was also traditional lion dances, money god greetings, a magician, a China pottery exhibition, Chinese flour doll making demonstrations, rainbow calligraphy and more.

 

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