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Chinese Cultural Centre, Calgary

Chinese Cultural Centre, Calgary (must see)

In the early eighties, a plan was put in place to redevelop the Chinatown Area after intense negotiations with the City of Calgary. After completion of this process, the Chinese Cultural Center came into existence.

The goal was to construct a cultural center that will aid with the development of the fast disintegrating Chinese community in Canada. This center today serves as a motivation to infuse life and help the Chinese community to expertly integrate with the mainstream society. All ethnic groups can access the activities and amenities offered at this center.

Construction of the Chinese Cultural Center started in 1991 and was completed in 1992 at a cost of $10 million. This unique project was made possible through support from the City, Provincial and Federal government and enthusiastic and generous volunteers and donors.

This cultural center reflects the Canadian spirit of multiculturalism by fostering cultural exchange between West and East and by promoting active integration of the Chinese community into the Canadian society.

A grand opening ceremony in September 1992 marked the beginning of a long stretch of enthusiastic community activities. This center has been the focus of various activities and offers a highly motivating and stimulating atmosphere for fostering talent through cultural activities. Do not miss a visit to the Chinese Cultural Center on your trip to Calgary.

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Sight Name: Chinese Cultural Centre
Sight Location: Calgary, Canada
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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