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GMCCA Invited to the Mini-multicultural Night Organized by St. Andrew Presbyterian Church
As part of its one-week summer camp, St. Andrew Presbyterian Church held a mini-multicultural night at the site for its new church building on Wednesday, August 20, 2008. It was the 2nd time of the similar events on the same site. GMCCA was invited, 2nd time, to the event and presented performances on the event. Among other ethnic groups included Scottish, African, Latin American, Acadian and Korean. Some photos of the event can be found here.


GMCCA Performed on Moncton Multicultural Festival 2008
The 4th Moncton Multicultural Festival was opened on Friday, June 27 and will end on Canada Day, Tuesday, July 1st. As invited by the organizer, MAGMA, GMCCA participated in the 5-days festival and presented traditional Chinese songs and dances on the Newcomer's Day of the festival held in front of the Dieppe's City Hall on Saturday, June 28, 2008. More photos .....

The Chinese Community in Metro Moncton Has Successfully Raised Over $10,000 for Earthquake Relief in China
Since the powerful earthquake hit Sichuan province of China on May 12, 2008, the Greater Moncton Chinese Cultural Association launched a fundraising initiative to raise money for the earthquake victims in China. The fundraising event started on Saturday, May 17 and concluded on Monay, June 9, making it the longest and biggest fundraiser organized by the Chinese community in this region. The fundraising activities were held in farmers' markets, superstores, medical clinic, schools, companies and restaurants etc. and raised a total of CA$9942.35, US$21.00 and RMB¥450.00.  The collected money has been forwarded to Canadian Red Cross on Monday, June 9 and would be used for China earthquake relief. [More details]


GMCCA's Dance Team Was Invited to the Opening Ceremony of Moncton Dragon Boat Festival 2008
      The third annual Greater Moncton Dragon Boat Festival was held on Moncton's Jones Lake on June 6th and 7th, 2008. The event was most successful yet, according to Times & Transcript, with more than $90,000 raised for the Moncton Lions Club Sick Children's Fund plus various other charities. The total amount raised isn't a final figure as more money is still coming in, but its already passed last year's grand haul of about $85,000. There were also more teams out on the water this year: 37 teams up from the 31 who participated in 2007 and the 19 who took part during the festival's inaugural year.
      As invited by the organizers, GMCCA's dance team attended the opening ceremony and performed beautiful traditional Chinese dances for guests and participants on Friday, June 6th .
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GMCCA Was Invited to Present Traditional Chinese Dances on YMCA's Annual Party
The YMCA of Greater Moncton held its Annual Party on Saturday, May 31st, 2008. GMCCA's dance team was invited to present traditional Chinese dances and pilot students of Moncton Flight College sang both English and Chinese songs for attendants. YMCA has been supporting GMCCA since last year by offering the dance team free use of its classrooms for their practices. Thank you, YMCA, for your supports to GMCCA. More photos ......



GMCCA Presented Traditional Chinese Dances On the Night of Arts
As invited by Frank L. Bowser Elementary School, Riverview, NB, GMCCA's dance team presented about 25 minutes beautiful traditional Chinese dances, music and songs on the school's Night of Arts held at Riverveiw Middle School Theatre on Thursday, May 6th, 2008. This event was a part of the school's program of promoting Asian culture. The school's choir, the drama group, the gymnastics group, and the Puppet Club also performed on the stage. It was estimated that over 300 students, teachers and parents attended the event.



Radio Canada International Interviews with Chinese Community in Moncton, NB
加拿大国际广播电台吴薇从蒙克顿的报道

吴薇从蒙克敦的报道(一〕: Interview with Prof. Wen Chungchi
http://www.rcinet.ca/rci/ch/dossiers/48556.shtml

吴薇从蒙克敦的报道(二〕: Interview with Dr. Bing Yingzhong
http://www.rcinet.ca/rci/ch/dossiers/49694.shtml

采访蒙克顿飞行学校: Interviews with Chinese Students at Moncton Flight College:
http://www.rcinet.ca/rci/ch/dossiers/50812.shtml

采访蒙克顿中华文化协会会长古明坤: Interview with Mr. Gu Mingkun:
http://www.rcinet.ca/rci/ch/dossiers/51215.shtml