According to legend, the pig was the last to arrive in the great race of the Chinese Zodiac animals because he took a nap after taking a break to eat.
Lunar New Year
Vancouver’s Chinese lion dance teams work hard to hone the acrobatic skills that will be on display during some of this year’s Chinese New Year celebrations.
The costumes worn by the award-winning Vancouver City Police Lion Dancing Team have each been handmade in China, and are treated with great care and respect by the dancers.
With the Lunar New Year's festivities coming to a close, Langara's The Voice explored what the year of the dog means for different Chinese zodiac signs at a South Vancouver event.
The Year of the Horse is here, and the annual Chinese New Year Parade goes at 11 a.m. today in downtown Vancouver. Voice reporters Gavin Fisher and Bill Everitt will be there to bring you the sights and sounds in real-time on this live…