Big celebration were held at the intersection of Banawe street corner Calamba street which highlighted the countdown to the Chinese New Year 2020 celebrations in Quezon City.
Mayor Maria Josefina “Joy” Belmonte-Alumurong together with PROC Ambassador Huang Xi Lian, councilors and federation officers.
This was held last January 26 Sunday from 3:00 pm till past 8:00 pm where fireworks display and a concert was held.
Filipino Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Inc (FFCCCII) members, Quezon City Association of Filipino Chinese Businessmen Inc. ( QCAFCBI), Quezon City Chinatown Development Foundation (QCCDF)
Mr. Joseph Lim Bon Huan waves his hand ( President , QC Association of Filipino-Chinese Businessmen Inc.) before the parade started
Chinese New Year Celebrations
Special guests includes Chinese ambassador Huang Xi Lian of People’s Republic of China, Quezon City councilors, barangay officials from different districts, Filipino Chinese
Quezon City’s councilors
Quezon City Association of Filipino Chinese Businessmen Inc. ( QCAFCBI) officers and PROC Ambassador His Excellency Huang Xi Lian
Mayor Maria Josefina “Joy” Belmonte-Alimurong along with Quezon City’s Barangay officials and well wishers
program emcees Ms. Candice Tan and Mr. Giru Mercado
Quezon City Association of Filipino Chinese Businessmen Inc. members
Before the program started, Mr. Vince Gordovez of Quezon City Tourism office had a short trivia contest were lucky participant won tikoy and charms.
Mr. Wilson Lee -Flores of Kamuning Bakery
lion dance performed by jing Shen Wushu Dragon and Lion Dance Group
Shou La Mien and Fruitas stall
The event had about 20 stalls selling different kinds of street foods, noodles, hopia, tikoy, cookies, moon cakes, milk teas, pork barbecue, rice, snacks, hand pulled noodles among others.
Doña Maria Rice Puff being sold for Php 35 per pack
Cultural dances were performed by students and alumni of Philippine Cultural College Dance group, Philippine Cultural College Alumni Association and Philippine Institute of Quezon City.
Among the cultural dances came from Uyghurs and Tibetan group performed by the two Filipino-Chinese school based in the city.
Rev. Father Wong Seng Tian gave a general predictions for the metal rat
The evening also capped a presentation of musical rendition performed by Ms. Maria Teresa Tirona and a representative from Filipino-Chinese association “Yue Liang Dai Biao Wo De Xin” or ” The Moon Represents My Heart ” which is a popular love song by Filipino-Chinese and Chinese all over the world. First sang by Teresa Tang.
jam packed place
The crowd seems very happy and elated with all the freebies and happening within Chinatown Quezon City.