In less than two days, the Year of the Rabbit will come to an end. However, the Chinese are already busy celebrating the impending beginning of the New Year -- the Year of the Dragon.

According to Chinese culture, the dragon -- representing power and strength -- is the most powerful animal in the Chinese zodiac.

The Chinese community in the Canadian town of Calgary began their three days of celebration on Friday; for the entire Asian community, including the Vietnamese and the Koreans, it will be a weekend of feasting.

The Chinese Cultural Center in Calgary will be the hub for all of this weekend's New Year's activities, with a number of planned festivities, the Calgary Herald reported.

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