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UBC Department of Asian Studies’ Next Webinar: Uncovering Journalism in Asia
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UBC Department of Asian Studies’ Next Webinar: Uncovering Journalism in Asia

Date: Thursday, August 27 Time: 5:00pm – 6:00pm Location: Online via Collaborate Ultra **Please have your other browsers closed to prevent any connection lost while you log in to Collaborate Ultra** RSVP for FREE: https://asia.ubc.ca/events/event/careerinsightsasia/  Details: A career in journalism is not for the faint-hearted…but then, it never has been! Amidst the COV-ID pandemic and among a constantly changing … Continue reading

City Opera Vancouver is Seeking Asian-Canadian Singers for new Opera “CHINATOWN”
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City Opera Vancouver is Seeking Asian-Canadian Singers for new Opera “CHINATOWN”

City Opera Vancouver is seeking Asian-Canadian singers for their new opera CHINATOWN, a new chamber opera in development by librettist Madeleine Thien with Paul Yee, Taishanese co-writer, and composer Alice Ping Yee Ho. It is scheduled to run five nights at the 668-seat Vancouver Playhouse in early September 2021. CHINATOWN is a Western opera, with … Continue reading

Luminous Garden
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Luminous Garden

Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden is pleased to announce the official opening of Luminous Garden, the third art exhibition organized and presented by Lam Wong during his year-long artist residency at the Garden and also one of this year’s Interconnected exhibitions. The exhibition features a collection of garden photography by Glenn Lewis and Lam … Continue reading

VAHMSconnections: Exploring Islam’s Contribution to Asia with Ibn Battuta
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VAHMSconnections: Exploring Islam’s Contribution to Asia with Ibn Battuta

To register, please visit: https://bit.ly/2Omcf9z Our second VAHMSconnections event is happening on July 30th via Zoom and features presenter Dr. Niall Christie and VAHMS director Shahid Abrar-ul-Hassan as moderator. This presentation explores some of the contributions that Muslim communities made to the culture of medieval Asia. The presentation is guided by the travel record of … Continue reading

The Mighty Asian Movie Making Marathon Returns for its 15th year
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The Mighty Asian Movie Making Marathon Returns for its 15th year

The Vancouver Asian Film Festival’s annual short film-making competition is back for its 15th year supporting, fostering and showcasing emerging Asian and mixed Asian filmmakers! The Mighty Asian Moviemaking Marathon (MAMM) offers a platform for filmmakers to showcase their talents to both moviegoers and potential distributors alike. The competition lasts for 3 weeks wherein contestants … Continue reading

Free Art Talk: “The Garden and Art as Sanctuary” with Shayla Perrault
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Free Art Talk: “The Garden and Art as Sanctuary” with Shayla Perrault

This Friday at 2pm PST, the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Garden is proud to present “The Garden and Art as a Sanctuary”, with Shayla Perrault. “My paintings appear as a split imagery system. Elements of design, pattern and order are juxtaposed against invented and muted mindscapes. They are meditations on the physical and spiritual aspects … Continue reading

Stream our Virtual Recognition Awards Ceremony
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Stream our Virtual Recognition Awards Ceremony

On June 19th, 2020, the Vancouver Asian Heritage Month hosted our very first Virtual Recognition Awards Ceremony. We were joined by our President, Leticia Sanchez, Minister of Citizens’ Services Hon. Anne Kang, VAHMS directors Jing Palad, Shahid Abrar-ul-Hassan and Patricia Woroch, festival coordinator Jasper Sloan Yip, and musical guest VI AN. You can stream the entire ceremony here, and learn about our three … Continue reading

Indigenous Heritage Month
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Indigenous Heritage Month

In June, we celebrate National Indigenous History Month, an opportunity that we all have to honour the heritage, contributions, and cultures of Indigenous peoples in Canada. Celebrating National Indigenous History Month in June is an important tribute to the heritage and diversity of First Nation, Inuit and Métis communities across Canada. Recognizing the historic contributions … Continue reading