On the Chinese calendar, Jan. 29 marks the beginning of the lunar Year 4703-4704, the Year of the Dog in Chinese Zodiac. The Year of the Dog promises to highlight generosity and selflessness.
Gong Xi Fa Cai !
May you have wealth and prosper !
And some pictures (photo album 17) of the Opening Ceremony in Vancouver. Lion eye-dotting, dances ceremony and animation.