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Ambassador Lu Shaye and His Wife Attend Spring Festival Gala 2018 Ottawa

On the evening of February 25th, Huaxing Arts Group Ottawa held the Spring Festival Gala 2018 Ottawa with the theme of Culture of China - Huaxing Presents Performing Arts of China at the Centrepointe Theatre. More than 700 people were present, including Chinese Ambassador to Canada Lu Shaye and his wife Mme. Wang Liwen, Canadian Member of Parliament (MP) Anita Vandenbeld, officials of the Canadian Federal government and the Ottawa municipal government, and local overseas Chinese. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada, Senator Yuen Pau Woo, Senator Victor Oh, MP Tan Geng, MP Chandra Arya and others sent congratulatory messages to the Gala. Artists from China National Opera & Dance Drama Theater, China Coal Mine Art Troupe and Wuxi Opera and Dance Troupe, together with actors from Huaxing Toronto and Ottawa, gave wonderful performances including traditional Chinese opera, dancing, vocal music and instrumental music, showing the charm of Chinese culture.

During the half-time interval, Ambassador Lu gave an interview to the Chinese program of Rogers TV. Ambassador Lu fully affirmed the Gala’s positive role in promoting Chinese culture, and wished the Spring Festival gala for overseas Chinese could be better and better.

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