Toddish McWong appearances for Robbie Burns week – January 23rd to Jan 28th


Where is Toddish McWong and his kilt?  Lots of events popping up in Vancouver and in the media.

The following events feature Todd Wong, Gung Haggis Fat Choy, or are associated.

Special event
January 23
Alexis Kienlen, author reading at Radha Yoga Centre

728 Main St
7-9pm
Alexis is one of our favorite Hapa authors.  She was a featured author for our Gung Haggis Fat Choy World Poetry night at the Vancouver Public Library in 2006.  She has also helped volunteer at past Gung Haggis Fat Choy dinners.
FREE EVENT


January 24th SFU Gung Haggis Fat Choy Festival
SFU Recreation Department
11:30 – 1:30 Convecation Mall
SFU Burnaby Campus
(Todd Wong MC and dragon cart race commentator)
This is the event inspired by the Gung Haggis Fat Choy dinner and poetry nights, where we fuse what we think is Scottish or Chinese culture and come up with something uniquely and wackily Canadian like Dragon Cart Racing…. or Human Curling…
FREE EVENT


Jan 24th Vancouver Chinatown Lions Club – Burns Dinner

(Todd Wong giving Immortal Address)
This dinner has been going on for 47 odd years.  This was the first dinner that served haggis with sweet and sour sauce at the old Bamboo Restaurant in Vancouver Chinatown.
address TBA


January 25th
8:30am??  The Bro Jake Show on Rock 101
with Vancouver city councilor Raymond Louie… aka “Raymond McLouie”



CBC NEWSWORLD

Joe McDonald and Toddish McWong

perform Gung HAGGIS RAP Choy – rap version of Robbie Burns immortal poem “Address to a Haggis”
airing live at 1:00pm PST for 6pm NewFoundLand

January 27th
Gung Haggis Fat Choy: Toddish McWong's Robbie Burns Chinese New Year Dinner

5:30-9:30pm
Floata Restaurant
#400 – 180 Keefer St
The 10th Anniversary of the quirky and unique but contemporarily Canadian fusion dinner.
Featuring celtic band Blackthorn, poet George McWhirter, Bagpiper Joe McDonald and his band Brave Waves, playwright Grace Chin… and lots of surprises, raffle prizes, singalongs, and fun fun fun!  This is the dinner that started it all… inspiring a CBC Vancouver television performance special, a multicultural festival at SFU, and a poetry night at the Vancouver Public Library.
Tickets available www.ticketstonight.ca
NEW order by phone 604-631-2872


Jan 28th Gung Haggis Fat Choy World Poetry Event

7pm Vancouver Public Library
Alice Mackay Room
Featuring Vancouver poet laureate George McWhirter and Governor Generals Award for Poetry winner Fred Wah, with other contemporary Scottish-Canadian and Chinese-Canadian poets.  And Todd Wong's accordion, Joe McDonald's bagpipe and Rebecca Blair's celtic harp.
FREE EVENT


Feb 24th Gung Haggis Fat Choy Seattle.

The 2nd annual dinner – benefit for Pacific North West Junior Pipe Band
More details to come…

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