Annual Mayor’s Chinese New Year dinner

The Mayor’s Chinese New Year dinner another huge success with Le Parc packed with guests for the annual event.

The eighth annual dinner event included a performance by the number one singing impressionist in the world – André-Philippe Gagnon.  Kicked off with a procession including the City of Markham Honour Guard Firefighters, York Regional Police Ceremonial Unit, Southern Lions, Northern Lions and the god of fortune, the festivities also included ceremony and entertainment from Chinese artists and performers.

“Eight is a significant number in Chinese culture,” said Markham Mayor Frank Scarpitti.  “I am proud to celebrate eight years as a community united by our shared respect for tradition and our hope for a bright and prosperous future.”

Photo: The god of fortune and Mayor Frank Scarpitti.

 

 

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