Organizers of the Vancouver Chinatown Lunar New Yr parade have modified path and rescinded their rejection of 2 modern and LGBTQ+ teams that they prior to now barred from taking part.
Organizing committee spokesman Frank Huang says letters had been despatched to the teams Chinatown In combination and Lunar New Yr For All, approving their participation in Sunday’s parade.
Chinatown celebrates the ‘Yr of the Dragon’
Huang didn’t give any causes for the reversal in a short lived interview in Mandarin overdue Friday.
In earlier letters and statements, the committee had informed Chinatown In combination that it couldn’t march as a result of a ban on “political activism,” whilst it rejected every other team it didn’t establish as a result of “the possibility of disruption and protests.”
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Sunday’s Spring Pageant Parade in Vancouver is celebrating its fiftieth anniversary and marks the yr of the dragon, which begins on Saturday.
Further cops will likely be deployed to the parade and celebrations, however Vancouver police say there aren’t any explicit public protection dangers and the transfer is aimed toward managing the huge crowd.
Vancouver Chinatown Lunar New Yr parade prepares for fiftieth anniversary
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