More Pictures from Gung Haggis Fat Choy 2006

More Pictures from Gung Haggis Fat Choy 2006

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Prem Gill of City TV, and Todd Wong, creator of Gung Haggis Fat Choy, co-hosts for the evening – photo by Ray Shum

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The Calling of the Clans:  Peter Black announces Clan Black and his merry band of haggis makers – photo Ray Shum

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The
Land Conservancy display table hosted by Tamsin Baker and Heather
Skydt.  Drawing attention to the possible destruction of Joy
Kogawa's childhood home – one of the few identified houses that were
confiscated by the Canadian government during internment of Canadians
of Japanese ancestry during WW2 – photo Ray Shum


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Prizes for the evening – hosted by Ricepaper magazine – photo Ray Shum


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Prem Gill, Todd Wong and Brave Waves: Preet on dohl drum and Joe McDonald
on bagpipes
– photo Ray Shum
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Sunny Matharu on tabla drums for the singing of O Canada – photo Ray Shum


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MP Libby Davies, the member of Paliament for Chinatown, welcomes the audience
to Gung Haggis Fat Choy – photo by Ray Shum


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The Address to the Haggis:  We always introduce members of the audience
and invite them up to read a verse in auld gaelic – l-r, Preet on dohl drums,
Joe McDonald on bagpipes, co-host Prem Gill, Peter Black , Faye Leung,
Jim Harris, Peter, Mary-Woo Sims, Chief Rhonda Larrabee, Ian Wadell,
Kelly Ip and Todd Wong – photo Ray Shum

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Joe McDonald slicing up the haggis with his ready knife – photo Ray Shum

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Prem Gill checks out Peter's sporran – while Jim Harris Green Party leader,
and Mary-Woo Sims, NDP candidate look on – photo Ray Shum


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Special Sticky rice with taro – one of the best dishes of the evening. 
Is Taro the vegetarian equivalent of haggis? – photo Ray Shum

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The
Shirleys singing “We are Women of the World” a song written for the
International Women's conference in Beijing – photo Ray Shum


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Singing Auld Lang Syne – The Save Kogawa House committe table:
City Councillor Suzanne Anton with husband, committee organizer
Ann-Marie Metten with husband Andy – photo Ray Shum

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Guests
Grant Menzies and Les Hayter, with pipe Joe McDonald, wearing their
chinese outfits, next year they promise to wear kilts – photo Ray Shum

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Todd playing accordion for his former grade 7 teacher,
whom he hadn't seen in 25 years – photo Ray Shum.

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