Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Dragons, dance and opera: Chinese culture showcased in Saskatoon - CBC

by Bridget Yard
Originally published: July 30, 2017
Publisher: CBC.ca

The Chinese cultural showcase at Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan's community stage reflects only a fraction of Saskatoon's diverse Chinese community, says one organizer.

"We have 56 nations in one country," said organizer Li Yan, who came to Canada from China to study 11 years ago, and stayed.

"We get more and more newcomers into the city. Even myself, I get to learn new things about my country."

Each performer at the event was either visiting, or a newcomer to Canada, performing for a full tent of people both from the Chinese community and from the general public.