Move over China, Vancouver is apparently one of the top places to ring in the Year of the Rooster

Jan 27 2017, 7:25 pm
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As Vancouver prepares to celebrate its 44th annual Chinese New Year parade this Sunday January 29, a new ranking touts the city as one of the top five places in the world to usher in the Year of the Rooster.

According to Booking.com, Vancouver’s parade – which features a dozen floats, traditional lion dance troupes and more than 3,000 participants – makes the city a choice destination for the celebration.

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“The annual parade which draws over 100,000 spectators globally each year, offers many activities including a cultural fair, Chinese New Year banquet dinner and performances throughout the first two-days of the new year,” the booking agency said in release.

Top 5 cities to ring in the Year of the Rooster (in no particular order)

  • Vancouver, Canada
  • Los Angeles, USA
  • Penang Island, Malaysia
  • Singapore
  • Beijing, China
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