The Earlybird rate for January 30th Gung Haggis Fat Choy dinner has been extended until January 10th – Monday. This gives people one more weekend to get their groups together for reserved tables.
The Earlybird rate is $50 adult, $45 student, $35 children 12 & under. Starting January 11th, the prices will be $60 adult, $55 student and $45 children 12 & under. Tickets are available at Firehall Arts Centre 604-689-0926.
Having the earlybird rate encourages people to buy their tickets in advance, and really helps us better plan the dinner being able to confirm advance head counts. The dinner price is still a good deal at $60 as it includes 10 course meal + haggis + door prizes + great entertainment + 1 year subscription to Rice Paper Magazine ($20 value – not included for children's prices).
Ticket sales are doing well. We are well in advance of past years' sales, and expect a full sellout for the January 30, 2005 dinner. Especially with an incredible line up of performers including special co-hosts Shelagh Rogers (CBC Radio's 'Sounds Like Canada') and Tom Chin (Vancouver Asian Canadian Theatre), Brave Waves, Opera Soprano Heather Pawsey, poet Fred Wah, Highland Dancing brothers Vincent and Cameron Collins, contemporary hip hop singer LaLa and some special surprise guests.
Floata Restaurant is a better and larger venue for Gung Haggis Fat Choy, as it has a proper raised stage complete with lighting, sound and video equipment. We definitely plan to have higher production values for 2005.