25 Dec

Monkey King and his friends – Time to go bananas!

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Artist: 

Jessica Sung/ Wing Hsu/ Walter Kao

Location:

Calgary/ Courtenay/ Vancouver/ Toronto


Monkey King, also known as Sun Wukong, is a main character in the Chinese classical novel Journey to the West. Sun Wukong possesses an immense amount of strength and is very fast and flexible. Known for his 72 transformations into various animals and objects, he is one of the most popular fictional characters in the Chinese literary world.

LunarFest cannot celebrate the Year of Monkey without inviting Sun Wukong. Together with his monkey friends, people are invited to interact with the monkeys and have one of the most memorable Lunar New Year celebrations of their lifetime.

Two major interactive installations include “Climbing to the Top” and “Our Footprints”. Hundreds of LunarFest monkeys will be there to greet visitors and show them the fun world of being one of the most intelligent creatures on earth. Get ready to “monkey around”.

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