Fairmont Beijing Goes To The Canadian Alumni Association and Community
Wednesday, March 10, 2010
(BEIJING) March 10, 2010 – The Canadian Alumni Network and community in Beijing gather in the newly opened Canada-based luxury hotel – Fairmont to welcome the New Year and celebrated the Vancouver Olympic moments.
Over 200 Canadians from Alumni Association, Embassies and communities residing in Beijing shared warm hugs in celebrations of the Winter Olympic victory and singing the National Anthem “O Canada”.
Hans Hordijk – General Manager, Jeff Nankivell – Minister & Deputy Head of Canadian Embassy and Richard Liu – Founder of the Canadian Alumni Network conducted the signature Canada-red maple leaf cake cutting ceremony as a sign of celebrations.
About Canadian Alumni Network
The Canadian Alumni Network (CAN) is a non-profit, volunteer-based group of currently 25 alumni chapter representatives that continue to bring mutual support to alumni chapter representatives in China, developing synergy and opportunities for alumni to network, and enriching their lives in China. The CAN is fostering public awareness that Canadian post-secondary institutions have an influential alumni network in China.
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