Gung Haggis Fat Choy dinner celebrates Robbie Burns and Chinese New Year

The chance to try haggis won tons, haggis siu mai, and other hybrid Scottish-Chinese creations comes but once a year. The 14th annual Gung Haggis Fat Choy dinner—a celebration of Robbie Burns Day and Chinese New Year—takes place Sunday (January 30) at Floata Seafood Restaurant (400–180 Keefer Street). Expect singing, bagpiping, and poetry reading along with a 10-course Chinese banquet. Founder Todd Wong will lead the festivities, and actor Patrick Gallagher, who played Coach Tanaka on Glee, will cohost. Tickets cost $65 per adult and are available through the Firehall Arts Centre (604-689-0926); see for details.

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Jan 26, 2011 at 4:59pm

Wonderful line up of performers this year including: Vancouver Poet Laureate Brad Cran and 15 year old fiddler Jocelyn Pettit & band, film maker Jeff Chiba Stearns will present a special cut of his new documentary "One Big Hapa Family", + lots of surprise performers and guests. Co-hosts also include Jenna Chow (CBC radio reporter) and Tetsuro Shigematsu (writer/actor/comedian).

Tickets on sale until Saturday 2pm. special prices for students and children.

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