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Year of the Snake slithers in

The Buddah and the lions welcome the Year of the Snake at Lunar New Year festivities at Lougheed Town Centre on Saturday. - MARIO BARTEL/NEWSLEADER
The Buddah and the lions welcome the Year of the Snake at Lunar New Year festivities at Lougheed Town Centre on Saturday.
— image credit: MARIO BARTEL/NEWSLEADER

The "Buddah" awakens the lions to usher in the Year of the Snake at Lougheed Town Centre on Saturday.

According to Chinese astrology, snake years are about transformation, much of it beneath the surface. Snake years also reward those who do plenty of research before making a decision.

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