Monkeys take over Toronto for LunarFest

LunarFest Monkeys

Lunar New Year celebrations started this week across the city, and it’s officially the Year of the Monkey! Monkeys are known for being clever, mischievous and playful. Have you seen the LunarFest monkeys around town? These curious primates arrived in Toronto a few weeks before the festivities and have been touring the town, seeing our city’s best sights. They’ve climbed …

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Sheep aren’t so Baaah-d

LunarFest 2015 is about celebrating the Year of the Sheep – a lunar symbol that is traditionally related to the qualities of being kind, caring and polite. It’s the time to embrace those characteristics and work towards healing, diplomacy, as well as embracing your creative side. Inspired by the lunar symbol of the sheep, Asian Canadian Special Events Association got …

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Let your creativity light up the Great Wall of Lanterns

This Lunar New Year, Harbourfront Centre and the Asian Canadian Special Events Association will be constructing the first ever Great Wall of Lanterns at LunarFest, which runs February 28-March 1, and we need your help! This kid-friendly craft offers everyone the chance to create and design their own unique lantern. Construction of the wall begins on February 28. Bring your …

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LunarFest call for submissions

2015 is the Year of the Sheep and we are looking for artists to bring their unique perspective to the design and decoration of a ceramic sheep, to be exhibited in the outdoor art installation at LunarFest, co-produced by the Asian Canadian Special Events Association. Details and online application

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