We Welcome Calgary.

Between this August 13th newspaper comment by Mayor Nenshi and September 1st, the Board members at Calgary Chinatown Development Foundation (CCDF) heeded a call for help from City Hall and the greater arts community. The object was to show Calgary as an open and inclusive City. Chinatown is a welcoming Read more…

Public Art in Chinatown

We will hopefully see the launching of exciting additional murals in Chinatown in 2021! Perhaps a City initiative like the CADA (Calgary Arts Development Authority) program is the answer. It’s time for something much like the Black Lives Matter or Beltline murals initiative to be created for next year. Our Read more…

Gates.

Many cities highlight the Chinatown district with a gate referred to as a Paifang. One of the most memorable and historical structures outside Asia is found in Havana, Cuba which in many ways has outlasted a strong Chinese commercial hub and a sizeable local Chinese population. In the US Capital. Read more…

3rd Avenue

A team member belonging to the CCDF discovered this invitation on their Facebook news feed and we are sharing it here as the Calgary Chinatown Development Foundation with all those who visit or enjoy Chinatown throughout the year. The City of Calgary quite correctly sees the pedestrian link of 3rd Read more…