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Nowruz Commemorative Stamp
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Nowruz Commemorative Stamp

You are cordially invited to a press conference for the announcement of “Nowruz Commemorative Stamp”. Here is the detail: Date: Saturday, March 14, 2:30 – 3:30 pm Venue: UBC Robson Square , Vancouver, BC, 800 Robson Street Please RSVP to: rohani@thelaurier.ca at your earliest convenience. I look forward to hosting you at this great initiative. … Continue reading

Cultural China · Charming Henan – Henan Woodblock New Year Prints Exhibition
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Cultural China · Charming Henan – Henan Woodblock New Year Prints Exhibition

Cultural China · Charming Henan – Henan Woodblock New Year Prints Exhibition The exhibition is in both English and Chinese. Opening Reception: Saturday February 28th, 2015 2:00 – 4:00pm (free and open to the public) Exhibition dates: February 28 – April 12, 2015 Tuesday – Sunday 11am-5pm $3/adult, $2/senior or students. Free on Tuesdays. Members … Continue reading

Multicultural Textile Symposium
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Multicultural Textile Symposium

Multicultural Textile Symposium 多元文化染織藝術講解會 Symposium (English): Saturday January 31, 2015 10:00 am – 3:00pm Free admission. Please RSVP. Each talk is accompanied by a slideshow. 10:00am – 11:00am: Jean Kares Clothing the Son of Heaven: The Emperor’s Robe 11:00am – 12:00pm: Dr. Angela Clarke “Threads of Life”  Birth, Marriage and Textiles in Italy c. 1500 to 1960 … Continue reading

Of Rice and Roots
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Of Rice and Roots

UBC Institute of Asian Research and UBC Centre of Southeast Asia Research, in collaboration with ASEAN Consulates-Generals in Vancouver and UBC SEA Students Associations presents: OF RICE AND ROOTS Of Rice and Roots (previously SEA Food Night) is an event where YOU can try a variety of traditional dishes from different Southeast Asian countries and … Continue reading

The Vancouver Asahi Returns to Vancouver
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The Vancouver Asahi Returns to Vancouver

The Vancouver Asahi DIRECTOR: Ishi Yuya (Japan, 2014, 130 min.) Tickets: viff.org 604.683.FILM (3456) for the latest info and listings. “From a Vancouver perspective it’s a fascinating film. Beautifully shot, it recreates a lost world in Japantown, when Powell Street was all Japanese businesses and the Powell Street Grounds (today’s Oppenheimer Park) was a baseball … Continue reading

explorASIAN at Vancouver Asian Film Festival (VAFF) – Dark Passage on November 7, 2014
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explorASIAN at Vancouver Asian Film Festival (VAFF) – Dark Passage on November 7, 2014

The Vancouver Asian Heritage Month Society is proud to be community partners with the Vancouver Asian Film Festival (VAFF).     Please join us on November 7, 2014 5:00PM at the Cineplex Odeon International Village Cinemas as we co-present the program DARK PASSAGE, six filmmakers shine a light onto what happens when tragic and unforseeable circumstances test the … Continue reading

Spotlight Taiwan: Come Play with Us: Puppetry and New Media
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Spotlight Taiwan: Come Play with Us: Puppetry and New Media

Ouxi Taiwanese Puppetry Festival November 4 – 9, Michael Ames Theatre The Taiyuan Puppet Theatre and the Chin Fei Feng Marionette Theatre Troupe from Taiwan will be at the Museum of Anthropology (MOA) offering puppetry workshops, school shows and public performances.   School Shows- (Elementary & Secondary) Tuesday, November 4 to Thursday, November 6. 10:00 am & 12:30 … Continue reading

‘A Celebration of Yukman Lai’s 50 Years of Brushwork by Yukman Lai art at the UBC Asian Centre
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‘A Celebration of Yukman Lai’s 50 Years of Brushwork by Yukman Lai art at the UBC Asian Centre

An exhibition entitled A Celebration of Yukman Lai’s 50 Years of Brushwork will be held during October 25 – November 1, 2014, daily from 11 am to 5 pm. at UBC Asian Centre. Professor Yukman Lai (1949-2013), a Chinese-Canadian artist, calligrapher and seal engraver, was born in China and raised in Hong Kong. He studied … Continue reading