Harry Huang with the Xinru Center shows Sheila Grywinski how to tie Chinese knots during a Chinese New Year celebration at the Sardis Library on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

Chilliwack celebrates Chinese New Year at Sardis Library

Members of Vancouver’s Xinru Center taught folks history of Chinese New Year, knot tying, calligraphy

Dozens of people came out to take part in the Chinese New Year celebration at the Sardis Library on Saturday.

Members of the Xinru Center from Vancouver were in Chilliwack that days teaching folks the history of Chinese New Year plus offering samples of oolong tea and various sweet treats.

People also had a chance to try out Chinese knot tying and calligraphy that day.

Chinese New Year begins on Jan. 25. It continues for 15 days and ends every year with a lantern festival and dragon dance.

Read about other library events:

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Book bingo at the Chilliwack Library aims to get readers to head down new literary path


 

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Julie Lan with the Xinru Center in Vancouver offer sweet treats to guests during a Chinese New Year celebration at the Sardis Library on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

A member of the Xinru Center in Vancouver serves oolong tea during a Chinese New Year celebration at the Sardis Library on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

A woman practises calligraphy during a Chinese New Year celebration at the Sardis Library on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

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