PSAC 2nd Annual Celebration of Asian Heritage Month
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PSAC 2nd Annual Celebration of Asian Heritage Month

Date: May 29th, 1:00-4:00pm Venue: Unifor Hall, 326 12th Street, New Westminster The Second Annual Celebration of Asian Heritage Month, sponsored by the Public Service Alliance of Canada BC, Canadian Labour Congress Pacific Region and the BC Federation of Labour. Panel discussion, snacks, photo booth, and performances. For more info, please contact chiehhj@psac.com Continue reading

Family History with a Smartphone Community Showcase
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Family History with a Smartphone Community Showcase

  PCHC’s “Family History with a Smartphone” workshop series is concluding! During this workshop series, we have reached out to community members with the desire to preserve the stories of their elders, family members, and loved ones, and have taught them new techniques on how to compose stories, film oral histories, and edit footage. We hope you … Continue reading

Second Annual Multicultural Festival – TOGETHER
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Second Annual Multicultural Festival – TOGETHER

Second Annual Multicultural Festival – TOGETHER – Chinese, Korean, Japanese, South Asian and Polynesian Dances Venue: David Lam Hall, Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Vancouver, 50 East Pender Street, B.C. Canada V6A 3V6 Date: May 28th, 2016 (Saturday) 3:00pm – 5:00pm Description: The Second Annual Multicultural Festival – TOGETHER is co-presented by Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater … Continue reading

Change of Date: Taiwanese Children’s Folk Games Festival
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Change of Date: Taiwanese Children’s Folk Games Festival

Please note that the Taiwanese Children’s Folk Games Festival’s date has been changed to May 28th (instead of 21st). Details Taiwanese Children’s Folk Game Festival (hosted by the Taiwanese Canadian Cultural Society in partnership with explorASIAN 2016) Free admission 11:00am-4:00pm Between 72nd and 73rd on Selkirk St, Vancouver Description: Traditional Taiwanese Children’s Folk Games, Kid’s Activities, Handmade … Continue reading

Ventriloquial Investigations
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Ventriloquial Investigations

Ventriloquial Investigations Venue: The Western Front, 303 E 8th Ave, Vancouver Date: May 21, 2016 Contact Email: 604 876 9343 on weekdays Description: Grotto: Ventriloquial Investigations is Michael O’Neill’s answer to the operatic works of Robert Ashley and the mysteries of Plato’s cave. A 40-minute musical theatre performance for speaker, ventriloquial puppet, Javanese gamelan and … Continue reading

GVJCCA Legacy of Redress Update
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GVJCCA Legacy of Redress Update

Update for the GVJCCA’s “Legacy of Redress” event on May 14th. Two speakers have been confirmed: Special guest speaker: Elder Larry Grant, who is of mixed Chinese and Musqueam ancestry, will share his story, and speak about historical injustice and reconciliation. Guest speaker: Carolyn Nakagawa, a fourth generation Japanese Canadian, will talk about what redress … Continue reading

Post-Production Workshop: Family History with a Smartphone
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Post-Production Workshop: Family History with a Smartphone

Family History with a Smartphone Part II: Post-Production Workshop   Saturday, May 14, 2016 from 1:00 PM – 4:30 PM UBC Asian Auditorium, 1871 West Mall Did you miss PCHC-MoM’s last workshop? Never fear! Our second workshop for “Family History with a Smartphone” is open to everyone! Feel free to register regardless of whether you attended our first workshop … Continue reading

Concert – Indian Classical Vocal Music
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Concert – Indian Classical Vocal Music

Event Title: Concert – Indian Classical Music Organization Host: Burnaby Public Library presents students of the Pandit Jasraj School of Music Foundation. Venue: McGill Branch, Burnaby Public Library, 4595 Albert St, Burnaby Date and Time: Sun May 15, 2-4 pm Contact: McGill Branch bpl@bpl.bc.ca Description: Celebrate Asian Heritage Month https://explorasian.org/ with a concert of Indian classical vocal music by … Continue reading

Two Additional Events with the GVJCCA at the Nikkei Centre
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Two Additional Events with the GVJCCA at the Nikkei Centre

In addition to the “Japanese Canadians and the Labour Movement” and the GVJCCA’s “Legacy of Redress Forum” printed in our festival program,the GVJCCA is offering the additional events below: Honouring Our People: Breaking the Silence Book Launch at Nikkei National Museum and Cultural Centre, 6688 Southoaks, Burnaby Saturday, June 4th, 2:00 pm On three days … Continue reading