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Flower fair kicks off Chinese New Year

Festivities will kick off at Aberdeen Centre for the Chinese New Year with the annual Flower and Gift Fair.

From Wednesday, Feb. 6 to Monday, Feb. 11, during normal mall hours, the mall will be smelling heavenly with the scent of fresh flowers and colourful gifts.

The Chinese New Year’s Eve countdown will be on Saturday, Feb. 9, from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. in the mall’s central atrium, with blessings from the Chinese God of Fortune.

On Sunday, Feb. 10, the Golden Dragon and Lion Dance will start at 11 a.m. in the outdoor courtyard, with visits from store to store beginning at noon.

Entertainment will be provided by the B.C. Chinese Music Association, Vancouver Academy of Dance, Colors of Dance Academy and Vancouver Cantonese Opera.

The Tom Lee Year of the Snake Concert runs from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 16.

Aberdeen Centre is located at 4400 Hazelbridge Way.

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