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Chinese Finery and Lion Dance

Chinese Finery and Lion Dance

Gatineau, Quebec, May 2, 2007 — Two lively and colourful presentations await you at the Canadian Museum of Civilization on May 12. Enjoy the traditional Lion Dance performed by acrobat Hailin Sun. Deeply rooted in Chinese culture and mythology, this dance is used to chase away monsters and bring good luck, prosperity and longevity. Afterwards, join us for a colourful presentation of approximately 50 authentic Chinese costumes belonging to the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China. These rich, authentic costumes depict different groups from various regions of China. Don’t miss this feast for the eyes!

These activities are presented in conjunction with the exhibition Treasures from China, on until October 28, 2007.

Lion Dance
Saturday, May 12, 2007
1:30 p.m.
Grand Hall
Free with Museum admission

Chinese Finery
Saturday, May 12, 2007
2:30 p.m.
Grand Hall
Free with Museum admission
(Presented in partnership with the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China)

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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