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Lion dance performers take in all of the festivities before their time on the stage at the sixth annual Robbie Burns and Chinese New Year Celebration at Bowen Auditorium Saturday. The rich cultural heritages of the Chinese and Scottish fused together during the evening event, which was attended by dozens of families to see entertainment in the form of highland dancing, the lion dance, piping in of the haggis and more. Nanaimo Museum continues celebrations of Lunar New Year Saturday (Feb. 9) at 1 p.m. Admission is by donation. - NIOMI PEARSON photo
Lion dance performers take in all of the festivities before their time on the stage at the sixth annual Robbie Burns and Chinese New Year Celebration at Bowen Auditorium Saturday. The rich cultural heritages of the Chinese and Scottish fused together during the evening event, which was attended by dozens of families to see entertainment in the form of highland dancing, the lion dance, piping in of the haggis and more. Nanaimo Museum continues celebrations of Lunar New Year Saturday (Feb. 9) at 1 p.m. Admission is by donation.
— image credit: NIOMI PEARSON photo
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