Acknowledgments

Vancouver Asian Heritage Month Society (VAHMS) acknowledges and honours that our community lies within the unceded territory of the Coast Salish peoples, including the territories of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (TsleilWaututh) Nations.

explorASIAN 2019

COMMUNITY PARTNERS
CANADIAN SOCIETY FOR ASIAN ARTS
VANCOUVER COURIER
ASIAN CANADIAN AND ASIAN MIGRATION STUDIES
100 FILIPINO FILM SERIES
EMILY CARR UNIVERSITY OF ART + DESIGN
REEL CANADA
HAPA-PALOOZA
VANCOUVER PUBLIC LIBRARY
VANCOUVER TAGORE SOCIETY
TAIWANESE CANADIAN CULTURAL SOCIETY
GALLERY BISTRO
UBC LEARNING EXCHANGE
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF JAPANESE CANADIANS
PORT MOODY ARTS CENTRE
RICHMOND ART GALLERY
ORIGO CLUB ART GALLERY
ASIAN CANADIAN WRITERS’ WORKSHOP
CHINESE CANADIAN MILITARY MUSEUM
GULF OF GEORGIA CANNERY SOCIETY
VANCOUVER IKEBANA ASSOCIATION
TIAN-JIN TEMPLE
ESMIE GAYO MCLAREN (MELD ARTS)
DR. SUN YAT-SEN CLASSICAL CHINESE GARDEN
ASSOCIATION OF UNITED UKRAINIAN CANADIANS
BENNY FOODS ITALIAN MARKET
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 HERITAGE FOUNDATION
VANCOUVER JAPANESE LANGUAGE SCHOOL AND JAPANESE HALL
VANCOUVER SCHOOL BOARD ARCHIVES AND HERITAGE COMMITTEE
WONGS’ BENEVOLENT ASSOCIATION AND YOUTH COLLABORATIVE
CHINESE CANADIAN HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF BC
CANADIAN IRANIAN FOUNDATION
ORCA BOOK PUBLISHERS
LIPONT PLACE
LAM WONG ART
A CELEBRATION OF FILIPINO-CANADIAN WRITERS
CANADIAN SOCIETY OF ARTS MUSEUM OF VANCOUVER
ISMAILI COUNCIL OF BC
ANAHITA GROUP OF ARTS AND CULTURE/ HAFEZ LITERATURE CLUB
EGRET MUSIC CENTRE
PERMAI BC ASSOCIATION
CONSULATE GENERAL OF THE REPUBLIC OF INDONESIA
RICHMOND CHINESE COMMUNITY SOCIETY
CHINESE CANADIAN HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF BC
KABAYAN: FILIPINO STUDENTS ASSOCIATION UBC
PAN ASIAN STAGED READING SOCIETY
VANCOUVER ASIAN CANADIAN THEATRE
KATHARA PILIPINO INDIGENOUS ARTS
SOUND OF DRAGON SOCIETY
VANCOUVER ASIAN FILM FESTIVAL SOCIETY
ASIAN CANADIAN AND ASIAN MIGRATION STUDIES
CONGRESS OF THE HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA

MEDIA
MING PAO DAILY NEWS
PHILIPPINE CANADIAN NEWS
PREVIEW
LA SOURCE
ETHNICONOMY
SING TAO
REVIEW
ACCESS
BULLETIN
AAJ MEDIA

SPONSORS
GOVERNMENT OF CANADA
TELUS
CITY OF VANCOUVER
SFU DAVID LAM CENTRE
SIMON FRASER UNIVERSITY
SFU DEPARTMENT OF HUMANITIES
VANCOUVER PUBLIC LIBRARY
MUSEUM OF VANCOUVER
EMILY CARR UNIVERSITY OF ART + DESIGN
VANCOUVER COURIER
UBC LEARNING EXCHANGE
WEB EXPRESS PRINTING & MAILING

PATRONS
VIVIENNE POY
ELDER LARRY GRANT
FEI WONG

BOARD OF DIRECTORS
LETICIA SANCHEZ, PRESIDENT
DONG YUE SU, VICE-PRESIDENT
PHYLLIS TANG, SECRETARY
FRED FARHAD SOOFI, DIRECTOR
LEO CUNANAN, DIRECTOR
ALVIN TANG, DIRECTOR
SALLY HA-HAU, TREASURER

SENIOR ADVISORS
KEN MCATEER
BEVERLY NANN

ADVISORS
WINNIE CHEUNG
RAMINDER DOSANJH
KELLY IP
SHIVA MOJTABAVI
FARID ROHANI
BRIAN SULLIVAN
BOB SUNG
HAYNE WAI
JAN WALLS

LEGAL ADVISORS
MICHAEL HWANG
MELISSA REMULLA-BRIONES

FESTIVAL COORDINATOR
MARTIN PRIJATNA

Special thanks to the many wonderful volunteers!