Wednesday, 4 May 2016

Traditional Chinese Ceremony of Coming of Age 中華傳統成人禮

Taking place on the 15th of May, 2016, at 1:30pm pm at the Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Vancouver Museum, the Chinese Cultural Centre and Vancouver Hanfu Culture Society will once again host the traditional Chinese Ceremony of Coming of Age. The ceremony will be accompanied by traditional Chinese music, and will be conducted in both English and Chinese Mandarin.  Admission by donation.

The purpose of this event is for the audience to see and experience this unique ceremonial ritual. For the participants, it is an opportunity to experience the ancient “coming-of-age” ceremony, celebrate the beginning of adulthood, while thanking their parents for their lifelong care. Each participant will change into three different sets of traditional Chinese hanfu during the ceremony, and will be mentored by a Hanfu Society member throughout the event proceedings.

Date and time: May 15th, 2016, 1:30 – 3:00pm
Audiences please RSVP at
Address:  Chinese Cultural Centre Museum, 555 Columbia St. Vancouver, BC V6A 4H5