Happy Chinese New Year 2012 & Year of the Dragon – S07E22

Happy Chinese New Year, Kung Hei Fat Choi – 恭喜發財
2012 should be shaping to be a great year as it’s the year of the dragon. The dragon brings power and luck for anyone who’s born. There’s a bit of decoration at the CKCU-FM on-air studio with the red envelopes and a cute lion or dragon hanging on the window.
This year’s music theme on my show happens to be songs with “dragon.” It was quite a rush job trying to find certain song names with dragon in it. As usual, Lauren joined for the second year and got immersed with the Chinese New Year culture. The new CKCU Volunteer Coordinator, Chris White came on the show to talk about CKCU’s participation for the Chinese New Year celebration on Ottawa Chinatown for Saturday, January 28th. There will be a lion dance performance and CKCU will be at the Raw Sugar Cafe to join in the festivities. CKCU hosts from China Album and The Mix and others will be at the Raw Sugar Cafe. Drop by and say hi to them.
Another part to this year’s CNY show was bringing some food. There were rice crackers, some New Year food mix and a rice cake. You will see the photos from below and then a few photos from the performance on Monday, January 23rd, the start of Chinese New Year.
The playlist to the show (including the podcast to the first part of  the show) is at this link.
The Wild 10 Countdown summary is posted at this link.

Audio/Podcast
The full January 25th show – Press play to listen.
[audio http://www.archive.org/download/WildworksOnCkcu-fmForJanuary252012/WildworksJanuary25All.mp3]
The Chinese New Year show aired on CKCU-FM – Press play to listen
[audio http://www.archive.org/download/WildworksOnCkcu-fmForJanuary252012/WildworksJanuary25ChineseNewYear.mp3]

Photos
 

From Chinese New Year Lion Dance Performances
  

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