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1050: Chinese New Year

Zoe Joyall
Wander a few blocks away from Churchill station and all of a sudden, the manufactured scenery changes.
Zoe Joyall
Zoe Joyall
I started to notice that there is a lot less here which I could understand.
Zoe Joyall
Shopfronts are covered with a foreign language, and their contents sometimes mystify.
Its intriguing, and satisfying to see another culture hold such a strong grasp on these few blocks in the city.
Zoe Joyall
Zoe Joyall
I found this man standing on one of the corners and asked him if I could take his picture. He laughed and said no one had taken his picture in a very long time.
Loud drums were playing in the distance which lead me to the last of the Chinese New Year Parade.
Zoe Joyall
Soon I arrived at the front of it all to find they were performing the traditional lion dance at each shopfront in china town – a ritual meant to bring good luck.
Zoe Joyall
It seemed as though most of the Chinese New Year celebrations had finished, people were returning to their normal daily rituals.

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