SFU Gung Haggis Fat Choy Festival – the university student version of mixing Scottish and Chinese traditions in untraditional ways

SFU Gung Haggis Fat Choy Festival

– the university student version of mixing Scottish and Chinese traditions in untraditional ways

Back on Robbie Burns Day, January 25th, Simon Fraser University
Recreation Department celebrated the 2nd annual SFU Gung Haggis Fat
Choy Festival.

It was a crazy day filled with dragon cart racing, human curling, a humourous reading of Burns' immortal
“Address to a Haggis,”bagpipes, lion dances, celtic dances, and an
attempt to set a record for the most people eating haggis at the same
time.

My role was to be the play by play commentator for the dragon boat race finals.


Lion Dance aat SFU Gung Haggis Fat Choy Festival in Convecation Mall.

Here is the official SFU News version from the Media department
SFU News – Gung haggis fat choy! – January 25, 2007

Gung Haggis Fat Choy is the brainchild of Todd Wong, a former SFU student As Wong told BBC Radio Scotland recently, Gung Haggis Fat Choy (Gung Hay Fat



Here is an SFU Co-op student's version of the event that feature's dragon cart racing
Having a Great Gung Haggis Fat Choy Time! :: SFU Co-op's Online
Our Co-op team competed in the Gung Haggis Fat Choy Festival Games, one of SFU's Traditions, celebrating both Robbie Burns Day and Chinese New Years! ..

Here is the SFU student newspaper version from The Peak.
e.Peak (29/1/2007) news: Campus: A marriage of cultureGung Haggis Fat Choy is the brainchild of Todd Wong, a former SFU student. As for the phrase “Gung Haggis Fat Choy,” it is a combination of the Chinese

Gee… it's funny but while I was at SFU as a studenty from 1989 to 1996, I contributed articles to The Peak, I was in the Co-op program, and I was a tourguide for the Media department.

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