Lunar New Year

Posted On Friday February 09, 2024

City statement: Lunar New Year

Lunar New Year is a celebration on the traditional Lunar calendar, an important new year celebration for many East and Southeast Asian cultures, including Chinese, Vietnamese and Korean communities.

The new year is a time for families to come together to share a meal, give out red pockets and good wishes while preparing for joyous days ahead. The vibrant local celebrations reminds us that people from around the world have chosen to call Waterloo home.

To everyone celebrating, we wish you a prosperous new year welcoming in the Year of the Dragon.

Happy new year! Kung Hei Fat Choi! Gong Xi Fa Cai! Saehae bok mani badeuseyo! Chúc m?ng nam m?i!