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Sien Lok Upcoming Events

Canada Day 2017


SIEN LOK PARK (Riverfront Ave & 1 St. SW)

11:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.
Chinatown Parade (Starts at Sien Lok Park and ends at 2nd Ave SW)

12:30 P.M. - 2:30 P.M.
Realzim Society - Kite Flying Festival

2:00 - 11:30 P.M.
Concession Sales (South side at Pagoda) - snacks, refreshments, balloons, glow sticks, face painting,
"Seats by Sien Lok" for viewing fireworks available to be rented. Seating for the seniors and expectant mothers available on a first come first served basis.



Sien Lok Society's Past Events

Mandarin Talk


Sien Lok Society has started a new branch to enriching lives through the Chinese culture by starting weekly Mandarin lessons. These lessons are 90 minutes long and are led by Dorothy Xu, the Mother of a past Board member, Joanne Xu. Lessons are free to volunteers, board members, and past board members.

If you are interested, please send an email to info@sienlok.org to reserve.



Sien Lok Society presents our 48th Annual Chinese New Year Gala Celebration




Calgary Chinatown Walking Tour App


At the AGM, we also soft-launched our very innovative mobile multimedia Calgary Chinatown walking tour app. Involving thousands of hours of work, developed over the past year, with many options for exciting expansion of content and languages, version 1.0 of the Sien Lok app provides several 20 minute self-guided tours of Calgary’s Chinatown and Sien Lok Park for visitors to enjoy and learn about Canadian Chinese history. With tours available in English, Mandarin and Cantonese, the Sien Lok app continues our mission of preserving and promoting Canadian Chinese culture.

The app was one of the Society’s major uses of casino funds and represents a great way to encourage pedestrian traffic throughout Chinatown and Sien Lok Park.

With a hard public launch planned for Chinese New Year and additional publicity for the app for Canada Day 2016, we expect great things for Chinatown and Sien Lok Park. We also are spearheading the expansion of our app with other groups to build out the app into an entire city guide complete with participation from municipal, multicultural, and tourism groups as part of a larger cultural initiative for the city.

To see the app in action, visit: http://sienlok.org/app or find it on the Google Play store and Apple Store.


Kevin Wong  provided us with a history lesson of the Gold Mountain Monument
Kevin Wong standing by "In Search of Gold Mountain"