Year of the Rabbit 2011 Chinese New Year Spectacular Charity Concert To Benefit Richmond Hospital
It is the Year of The Rabbit for the 2011 Chinese New Year (CNY) in the lunar calendar. Vancouver has a very substantial Chinese community and around this time of the year, there is usually a concert or two from the Chinese community to welcome a new year and have a good start. As is often the case, this concert is associated with some charity cause. This year it is no exception.
A CNY concert was being held on January 28, 2011 at the River Rock Show Theatre in Richmond, BC. The event was organized by the Vancouver Metropolitan Lions Club to help raise funds for the Richmond Hospital. A number of singers and performers originated form Hong Kong were invited to participate in the evening’s program. The artists include Li Lung Kee, (???), Joe Tai, Heiman Wong and Queenie Lee. It is mainly a concert of Cantonese and a few Mandarin and English songs. Musical arrangement by Samuel Chan was designed for the audience to reminiscence the fabulous Cantonese pop tunes of the 1980s and then progressively lead into the modern era of popular songs of today in Hong Kong.
8811 River Road, Richmond BC
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