Gung Haggis Fat Choy (TM) now listed in Wikipedia
Imagine my surprise to discover that Wikipedia now lists an entry for Gung Haggis Fat Choy. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gung_Haggis_Fat_Choy
There is a link to www.gunghaggisfatchoy.com but now mention of the event's origins created by Todd Wong aka Toddish McWong.
So far… the article only describes the January Robbie Burns Chinese New Year dinner event
Gung Haggis Fat Choy is a cultural event originating from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The name Gung Haggis Fat Choy is a combination of Scottish and Chinese words: haggis is a traditional Scottish food and kung hei fat choi is a greeting using during Chinese New Year.
The event originated to superimpose the Scottish cultural celebration of Robert Burns
Day with Chinese New Year, but has come to represent a celebration of
combining cultures in untraditional ways. In Vancouver, the event is
characterized by music, poetry, and other performances around the city,
culminating in a large banquet and party.
No mention of the CBC television performance special “Gung Haggis Fat Choy” that aired in 2004 and 2005. Directed and produced by Moyra Rodger, and snagging two nominations for Leo Awards.
mention of the annual Vancouver Public Library event, “Gung Haggis Fat
Choy World Poetry Night” co-hosted by myself with Ariadne Sawyer and
Alejandro Mujica-Olea of the monthly World Poetry reading series.
mention of the Simon Fraser University Gung Haggis Fat Choy Canadian
Games – which featured the first “Dragon-Cart” races, invented and
created by myself and Bob Brinson.
No mention of the Gung Haggis Fat Choy Dragon Boat team.