Final de semana passado foi feriado prolongado aqui no Canada, dia do trabalho (Labour Day), e com isso varias festividades rolaram no pais, incluindo o Taiwanese Fest (Festival Taiwanes) no centro de Vancouver.
Last weekend was a long weekend here in Canada, Labour Day, and in consequence there were lots of festivities happening in the country, including the Taiwanese Fest in downtown Vancouver.
E o que me impressionou foi a organizacao e limpeza desse festival. Os voluntarios (grande parte deles era da "melhor idade") sempre muito solicitos, e a cada papelzinho que alguem jogava no chao, um deles ia la e jogava na lata de coleta seletiva de lixo, que diga-se de passagem, foram instaladas em varios pontos da festa.
What impressed me was the organization and cleanness of this fest. The volunteers (most of them were elderly) always very helpful, and to each little thing people would throw on the ground, they would go there, pick it up and throw it in the recycling bin, which by the way were installed in many different points of the party.
O que sempre atraem as pessoas a esses festivais sao as tendas de comidas tipicas, nao eh mesmo? Mesmo com suas longas filas, essas tendas foram um sucesso, e ao contrario do que aconteceu no Brazilian Fest, aqui a comida nao esgotou!
What attracts people to those festivals are the typical food they sell, isn't it? Even with their long lines, these booths were a success. If in the Brazilian Fest the food was sold out, here it wasn't!
E pra terminar, os shows musicais. Nao sei quem eh a banda da foto, nem o que eles estavam cantando. Mas tinha uma multidao entretida assistindo e o cantor estava de mascara de zorro, entao resolvi postar! rs
To end this post, the musical shows. I don't know who's is the band or what they were singing. But there was an entertained crowd listening to them and also the singer was wearing a Zorro mask, so I decided to post it! lol