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Cross-Cultural Strathcona Walking Tours

explorASIAN 2019

A Coalition of Participating Organizations

May 5, 12, 19, 26
11:00 am – 1:00 pm & 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

A coordinated effort by: Association of United Ukrainian Canadians, Benny Foods Italian Market, Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden, Musqueam Elder Larry Grant, Greater Vancouver Japanese Canadian Citizens Association, Heritage Vancouver Society, Hogan’s Alley Society, Jewish Independent, Jewish Museum & Archives of BC, Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre, Pacific Canada Heritage Centre Museum of Migration, Vancouver Asian Heritage Month Society’s explorASIAN, Vancouver Heritage Foundation, Vancouver Japanese Language School and Japanese Hall, Vancouver School Board Archives and Heritage Committee, Wongs’ Benevolent Association and Youth Collaborative

The cross-cultural walking tour brings awareness of the contributions of early immigrant communities then and now, and the richly layered history of Vancouver’s downtown eastside neighbourhoods. The walking tour celebrates Vancouver’s Diversity for Asian and Jewish Heritage Months.

Venue: Lord Strathcona Elementary School 592 East Pender Street, Vancouver

Info:, media contact: Carmel Tanaka at

Admission: $15.00 per person (free for children and moms on Mother’s Day)