(Clearwisdom.net) The NTDTV Chinese New Year Spectacular, performed by the Divine Performing Arts, will be staged at the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts (formerly The Hummingbird Centre), Toronto, Canada, on January 18-20, 2008. Recently New Tang Dynasty Television, the producer of the Spectacular, received many greeting and congratulatory letters from Ontario government officials. Below are some of the letters.

Member of Provincial Parliament: Monte Kwinter

January 2008

Greetings from Monte Kwinter, M.P.P.

It is with great pleasure that I extend my warmest wishes to everyone attending tonight's 2008 Chinese New Year Spectacular by the New Tang Dynasty Television Canada.

On this very special occasion, on behalf of the Government of Ontario, I want to thank you and salute you for helping to promote the vital links from China to Canada, while also contributing to a deeper understanding of the traditional classical Chinese Culture.

I personally wish to welcome this opportunity to confirm my dedicated support of the Chinese Cultural Heritage as an integral party of Canada's and Ontario's multicultural society.

As we celebrate the 2008 Chinese New Year through this grand event, I wish to convey my heartfelt congratulations to our Chinese Community. May 2008, the year of the Rat, bring you a fresh start, health, happiness and prosperity.

Monte Kwinter
Member of Provincial Parliament
York Centre

Monte Kwinter, Member of Provincial Parliament

Greeting Letter from Monte Kwinter

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Hamilton East Legislative Assemblyman: Paul Miller

Legislative Assembly
Paul Miller M.P.P.
Hamilton East - Stoney Creek

19 December 2007

Dear Mr. Wang,

Thank you for providing me with information on the upcoming Chinese New Year Spectacular showcasing the artistry of the Divine Performing Arts troupe. It is indeed a privilege to have the opportunity to attend a performance of this troupe at its Toronto stop on its world tour.

Celebrations of the Chinese New Year are another way in which we bring our many cultures together providing a wonderful opportunity to learn about each other. The Spectacular will be an exciting showcase of historic Chinese culture, presented in a vivid, inspiring theatrical performance which will stay in our memories for many years to come.

Please extend my warmest wishes for a very Happy and Prosperous New Year as we begin the Year of the Rat.

Yours Truly,

Paul Miller, M.P.P.
Hamilton East - Stoney Creek

Paul Miller, Hamilton East - Stoney Creek Legislative Assemblyman

Greeting Letter from Paul Miller

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Toronto City Councillor: Chin Lee

Councillor Chin Lee
Scarborough Rouge River - Ward 41

January 18, 2008

Chinese New Year's Greetings from City Councillor Chin Lee

On Behalf of the City of Toronto it is my great pleasure to offer warmest greetings to everyone attending the 2008 Chinese New Year Spectacular. May I wish everyone a New Year filled with much happiness, good health and prosperity for you and your family.

The Chinese New Year Spectacular is a unique event that provides Torontonians of Chinese heritage an opportunity to celebrate and share their unique culture though traditional performances.

I congratulate New Tang Dynasty Television, the Divine Performing Arts Troupe and everyone involved in organizing this show for their time, energy and commitment to making the Chinese New Year Spectacular a much anticipated and highly successful annual event.

Please accept my sincerest best wishes for an enjoyable evening and a very happy New Year of the Rat.

Gung Hei Fat Choi.

Yours sincerely,

Councillor Chin Lee
Scarborough Rough River - Ward 41

Chin Lee, Toronto City Councillor

Greeting Letter from Chin Lee

Greeting Letter from Chin Lee

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Toronto City Councillor: Ron Moeser

Councillor Ron Moeser

Greetings New Tang Dynasty Television Canada

January, 2008

It gives me great pleasure to extend my sincerest best wishes on celebrating the 2008 Chinese New Year.

It is always important to commemorate the importance of a rich and diverse community in our city. I applaud New Tang Dynasty Television Canada for their hard work and commitment they have made to our City's multicultural society.

Best Wishes for health and happiness in the years to come.


Ron Moeser,
Councillor Scarborough East - Ward 44

Greeting Letter from Ron Moeser

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Mayor of Nigara Falls: Ted Salci

Mayor Ted Salci


On behalf of the Members of Council and the residents of the City of Niagara Falls, I would like to wish everyone in attendance best wishes for the Chinese New Year, 2008!

I trust that this grand celebration will be a time to recognize achievements, strengths and growth of the Chinese Community and to acknowledge this momentous occasion. I would like to acknowledge the many contributions made by the members of the Chinese community in our City and in cities throughout Canada.

To respected officials and to everyone here to celebrate, I offer best wishes for much success at this year's Chinese New Year Spectacular.

Warmest regards,

R. T. (Ted) Salci

Greeting Letter from Ted Salci

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Toronto Arts Council: John McKellar

On behalf of Toronto Arts Council, I am pleased to congratulate the Divine Performing Arts on their successful world tour and the forthcoming Canadian performances.

We thank you for giving Torontonians the opportunity to witness a major Chinese production, which celebrates Chinese New Year through the performing arts.

Please accept our sincerest best wishes for your Toronto performance and felicitations for Chinese New Year.

John McKellar, C.M., Q.C.

Toronto Arts Council Board of Directors