Dragons and Tigers and Pigs, Oh my!

May 15, 2007

Dragons and Tigers and Pigs, Oh my!

Gatineau, Quebec, May 15, 2007 — On May 20, join Mr. Haisheng Zhao, the Cultural Counsellor from the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China, at the Canadian Museum of Civilization for a presentation on the origin and meaning of the Chinese zodiac signs. Mr. Zhao will help participants discover their own zodiac sign and what it signifies.

This activity is presented in conjunction with the Museum’s newest exhibition Treasures from China where visitors will see some of civilization’s finest artifacts, illuminating the rich history and achievements of the Chinese people. The exhibition is presented from May 11 to October 28, 2007.

Coffee and Conversation: Chinese Zodiac
Sunday, May 20, 2007
1:30 p.m. (English only)
Cascades Salon
Free with Museum admission

More information is available by calling 819 776-7000 or 1 800 555-5621.

Media Information:

Chief, Media Relations
Canadian Museum of Civilization
Tel.: 819 776-7167

Media Relations Officer
Canadian Museum of Civilization
Tel.: 819 776-7169

Fax: 819 776-7187

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