Entrance Gate Grand Opening

CGS Banquet 2017
   
Please come and be a part of history as we celebrate the grand opening of the Entrance Gate feature at the Edmonton Chinese Garden! We will have an official ceremony at Louise McKinney Park in the afternoon of Sunday, September 17th, followed by a celebration banquet in the evening.

Ceremony
Lion dance, firecrackers, refreshments, and a ribbon cutting ceremony

When: 4pm Sunday, September 17th, 2017
Where: Louise McKinney Park
Admission: Free!
Agenda:
  • 4:00pm – National Anthem – Hong Yan Powell
  • 4:05pm – Lion Dance – Shang De Praying Mantis Association
  • 4:15pm – Welcome Speech – Wing Choy, President of the Edmonton Chinese Garden Society
  • 4:20pm – Greetings:
    • His worship Mayor Don Iveson, Mayor of Edmonton
    • Honorable Brian Mason, MLA for Edmonton–Highlands-Norwood
    • Minister of Infrastructure and Minister of Transportation
    • Deputy Consul General Gao Zhenting, People Republic of China
  • 4:30pm – Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony
  • 4:40pm – Chinese cultural dance – Xiao Hoi Au Dance Group
  • 4:45pm – Reception

Celebration Banquet
Door Prize Draws, 50-50 Draws, Dr. Steven Aung’s Calligraphy Auction!

When: 6pm Reception on Sunday, September 17th, 2017
Where: Dynasty Century Palace Restaurant
2nd Floor, 9700-105 Avenue
Admission: $40 per person

Banquet Tickets on Sale at:

  • ASSIST Community Services Centre (9649 – 105A Avenue)
  • Dynasty Century Palace Restaurant (2nd Floor, 9700-105 Avenue)
Agenda:
  • 6:00pm – Reception
  • 7:00pm – National Anthem
  • Lion Dance – Shang De Praying Mantis Association
  • Greetings from Three levels of governments:
    • His worship Mayor Don Iveson, Mayor of Edmonton
    • Honorable Brian Mason, MLA for Edmonton–Highlands-Norwood
    • Minister of Infrastructure and Minister of Transportation
    • Deputy Consul General Gao Zhenting, People Republic of China
  • 7:20pm – Dinner
  • 7:45pm – Live Auction
  • 8:30pm – Karaoke if time available
  • 9:45pm – Acknowledgement- Patrick Tso
  • Lucky Draws
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