Chinese New Year

Welcome the Year of the Pig

The Chinese Canadian Association of Yukon hosts its annual Chinese New Year feast on February 2 at the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre. The annual event, which marks the start of the Year of the Pig, is an opportunity for our Chinese Canadian residents to share some of their culture with the rest of the Whitehorse.

Welcome the Year of the Dog

The Chinese New Year is the celebration of the Lunar New Year and considered the beginning of spring. Due to the Chinese calendar’s reliance on the lunisolar cycle, which is based on the exact astronomical observations of the sun’s longitude and the Moon’s phases, the new year is a floating date and usually occurs between …

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