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Chrysanthemums and Maple Leaves: VICO & Special Guests Celebrate Japanese Music in Canada

This spring, the Vancouver Inter-Cultural Orchestra is honoured to host international guest stars Tsunao Yamai (renowned Noh performer) andNaomi Sato (virtuoso sho player) in CHRYSANTHEMUMS & MAPLE LEAVES, a festival showcasing Japanese music in myriad forms, from the centuries-old traditions of Noh theatre to contemporary music for soloists, small ensembles and intercultural orchestra. In addition to six free public educational events in … Continue reading

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Diversity Dialogue Conference

  Join Richmond Multicultural Community Services for our annual Diversity Dialogue Conference.  This year we will be exploring the theme of migration. Hear guest speakers share their personal stories of migration and belonging.   Come together with  community organizations, local businesses, residents, immigrants, youth, and newcomers to discuss how we can make Richmond a more welcoming community … Continue reading

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Discover the Soul Food of the Chinese Nomads at Dr. Sun Yat-sen Classical Chinese Garden

On April 28, Sunday, at 2 pm, at Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden in Vancouver, Linda Lau Anusasananan, author of The Hakka Cookbook, Chinese Soul Food from around the World, will share her book that traces the diverse cuisine of the Chinese nomads known as the Hakka. This former Sunset Magazine food writer will … Continue reading

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Asian Heritage Day 2013 in Surrey, BC

Explore Surrey City’s colourful and diverse Asian culture In celebration of Asian Heritage Month, the City of Surrey will be holding a selection of exciting programs at the Surrey Museum. Watch students from the Academy of Martial Arts display their martial arts skills. Learn about amazing Asian animals and make fun Asian crafts. Listen to traditional Chinese instruments, … Continue reading

Chinese Characters 中國文字展 Exhibition at Chinese Cultural Centre
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Chinese Characters 中國文字展 Exhibition at Chinese Cultural Centre

This exhibition tells the origin and progression of Chinese characters, drawing evidence from its inscription on unearthed artifacts, and from its history of use and expansion. The exhibition brings together the past and the present and is exhibited in a manner that is comprehensible for all viewers alike. All caption text is in both English and … Continue reading

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The Rainbow Rocket by Fiona Tinwei Lam and Mooncakes by Loretta Seto at the Sun Yat-sen Classical Chinese Garden

Please join us for the the launch, reading and signing of two gorgeously illustrated children’s picture books celebrating family bonds and Chinese festivals.   In collaboration between the Vancouver Asian Heritage Month Society and the Asian Canadian Writers’ Workshop, this event will be taking place at the Sun Yat-sen Classical Chinese Garden as part of explorASIAN 2013.   … Continue reading

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Discovering the Soulfood of Nomads at the Sun Yat-sen Classical Chinese Garden

On April 28, Sunday, at 2 pm, at Dr. Sun Yat-sen’s Chinese Garden in Vancouver, Linda Lau Anusasananan, author of The Hakka Cookbook, Chinese Soul Food from around the World, will share her book that traces the diverse cuisine of the Chinese nomads known as the Hakka. This former Sunset Magazine food writer will discuss her … Continue reading