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National Asian Hertitage Month Symposium Recap
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National Asian Hertitage Month Symposium Recap

The 2nd Annual Asian Heritage Month Symposium has come to a close and we have several people we’d like to thank and recognize for supporting VAHMS’ satellite working group conversation and presentations. First we would like to thank Musqueam Elder Larry Grant for participating as our Indigenous Observer and sharing his thoughts and stories with … Continue reading

2nd Annual National Asian Heritage Month Symposium: September 10 – 13
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2nd Annual National Asian Heritage Month Symposium: September 10 – 13

The 2nd Annual National Asian Heritage Month Symposium is fast approaching and there is so much happening! Are you of Asian descent living in Canada working in the arts and/or culture sector; using Asian arts, culture or heritage forms, techniques of philosophy in your work; a supporter of greater diversity and inclusion in arts and … Continue reading

Pre-Registration OPEN for the 2nd National Asian Heritage Month Symposium
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Pre-Registration OPEN for the 2nd National Asian Heritage Month Symposium

Registration is now open for the online Symposium taking place from September 10-13!  Are you eager to:  *Create CONNECTION that is meaningful for festivals, organizations and artists to either unite around common goals or to have better insight on their difference;   *Motivate ACTION on a national, local and individual scale to enrich the reach, scope … Continue reading

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