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City of Brampton celebrates Tamil Heritage Month and Lunar New Year


​BRAMPTON, ON (January 17, 2023) – The City of Brampton will pay tribute to its multicultural mosaic in January by recognizing Tamil Heritage Month and Lunar New Year with City-led events.

Tamil Heritage Month

In partnership with the Brampton Tamil Association and Brampton Tamil Seniors Association, the City of Brampton invites the community to celebrate Tamil Heritage Month, in-person on January 21.

Event Details:
Saturday, January 21, 2023
5 to 8 PM
City Hall Atrium & Conservatory, 2 Wellington St W, Brampton, ON
• Remarks by Mayor Patrick Brown
• Live performances
• Sample traditional cuisine
• Learn about the rich history and culture of the Tamil community

Visit www.brampton.ca/events for more information.

Welcome Year of the Rabbit

Together with the Brampton Chinese Business Association (BCBA), the City of Brampton invites the community to celebrate Lunar New Year and welcome the Year of the Rabbit, in-person on January 26.

Event Details:
Thursday, January 26, 2023
5 to 8 PM
City Hall Atrium & Conservatory, 2 Wellington St W, Brampton, ON
• Remarks by Mayor Patrick Brown, Members of Council and Jenny Lo of the Brampton Chinese Business Association (BCBA).
• Live Calligraphy Art
• Giveaways
• Sponsorship Activations by HSBC and Algoma University
• Traditional cuisine provided by 9 Queen Chinese

This event is generously sponsored by Algoma University and HSBC.

Visit www.brampton.ca/lunarnewyear for more details.

The Year of the Rabbit begins on Sunday, January 22, 2023 and refers to people born in the years 1915, 1927, 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999 and 2011.

The rabbit is known to be the luckiest of the twelve animals. People who are born in the year of the rabbit are calm and peaceful. 

Quotes

“On behalf of the City of Brampton, I invite everyone to join in and take part in the cultural celebrations that contribute to Brampton being a vibrant Mosaic. This month, there is endless opportunity to learn more and celebrate the communities within Brampton. I hope to see everyone at Brampton City Hall on January 21 for Tamil Heritage Month and January 26 for Lunar New Year!”
- Patrick Brown, Mayor, City of Brampton

 

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