What's to See?
CIBC LunarFest Concert - Orchid Ensemble & Friends
The ensemble blends ancient musical instruments and traditions from China and beyond, creating a beautiful new sound. Learn more >>
Lantern-Making Workshops, by Public Dreams Society
LunarFest Procession, by Public Dreams Society
Shadow Puppetry Showcase, by Public Dreams Society
C3 Korean Lunar Celebrations
Visit C3 Korean Canadian Society at the workshop for a traditional giveaway. Also have a chance to learn how to write greetings in Korean!
Hot Drinks and Rabbits Lanterns
Visit the CIBC Pavilion for free hot drinks and receive a rabbit lantern when you make a donation to the Vancouver Aquarium (while quantities last).
2011 CIBC LunarFest Photo Contest
LunarFest 2010 was one of the spotlights in Vancouver Downtown core during the Games when it celebrated Lunar New Year. More than half a million people witnessed the magic and countless photographs were taken. This year, 2011 CIBC LunarFest will wow Vancouver again and bring lanterns and artworks to light up the city. Come witness the magic and capture the best moments on your camera for a chance to win great prizes. Learn more >>
Seek & Swim Stamp Game
Get your playing cards* at the CIBC LunarFest Info Desk.
Collect all the stamps and submit your card at the entry box to enter for a chance to win a one night stay at a five star hotel with breakfast buffet for two.
Children also recieve a complimentary prize while quantities last.
* Only one playing card per person while supplies last.
- The winner will be drawn and announced Feb 21st, 2011 and notified by the contact information provided.
Have you ever dreamt of swimming with the beautiful creatures of the deep? LunarFest returns this year with a new and exciting theme, fusing the wonders of oceanic life and the creativity of thousands of children from across the world, displaying original artwork portraying their own vision of aquatic creatures. Learn more >>
All creatures originated from the oceans, with fantastic activities going on in the depth of them that we humans study to this day. From their very own "society", "cultures" and way of survival, we can learn a great deal by continuous observation. Learn more >>
Coral Castle, presented with CIBC
From tiny planktons to enormous octopuses, the coral reef is one of largest living communities in the world. Although they only occupy less than one tenth of one percent of the entire world's ocean surface, coral reefs are home to 25 percent of all marine species. Learn more >>
CIBC LunarFest Opening Ceremony
Includes Korean performances starting at 7pm by Cheondoong Performing Arts Society, Vancouver Korean Dance Society, and Grace Jong Eun Lee. Learn more >>