180 visitors attend Lillooet unveiling ceremony
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180 visitors attend Lillooet unveiling ceremony

Over 180 people attended an unveiling ceremony on Friday May 11 at the site of the former East Lillooet Internment Camp, located at the corner of Highway 12 and Sumner Road. This included  150 from out-of-town, plus 150 local Lillooet schoolchildren. Many travelled from all across B.C. as well as Alberta, Toronto and Kingston, Ont. … Continue reading

South Asian Poetry Reading
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South Asian Poetry Reading

SOUTH ASIAN POETRY READING WEDNESDAY, MAY 16 | 1:30—4:00 PM Brighouse Branch, Kwok-Chu Lee Living Room, drop in (7700 Minoru Gate, Richmond) Come enjoy a reading of some classic poems from South Asian countries as well as poems written by local poets about South Asia. Conducted in English and other languages. Everyone is welcome. For … Continue reading

Tagore Spring Festival 2018
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Tagore Spring Festival 2018

Tagore Spring Festival 2018 The 4th Annual Tagore Spring Festival is a multicultural celebration of Spring through live music, dance and poetry. Artists from different backgrounds will perform presentations highlighting their traditions and heritages. The event is inspired by Nobel-laureate Rabindranath Tagore’s idea of cultural diversity and pluralism. The Vancouver Tagore Society acknowledges the support of the City … Continue reading

Illumination of Vancouver City Hall
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Illumination of Vancouver City Hall

Illumination of Vancouver City Hall In celebration of Asian Heritage Month of May and the launch of the 2018 explorASIAN Festival, Vancouver City Hall was illuminated in red last night! This year’s festival “Pan Asian Routes” is placing a special focus on Pan Asian migration and the legacy, culture and accomplishments of the growing and diverse … Continue reading

Asian Heritage Month 2018 – Passing it Forward: Culture through the Generations
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Asian Heritage Month 2018 – Passing it Forward: Culture through the Generations

  May is Asian Heritage Month in Canada, a time to reflect on and celebrate the contributions that Canadians of Asian heritage continue to make to the growth and prosperity of Canada. The theme of the Government of Canada’s 2018 campaign – Passing it Forward: Culture through the Generations will connect the historical role that … Continue reading

Indian Classical Vocal Music
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Indian Classical Vocal Music

Indian Classical Vocal Music Tuesday, May 15, 2018, 7 – 8:30pm Come celebrate Asian Heritage Month and enjoy a vocal performance of Indian classical music in the traditional style of Mewati Gharana. This will be performed by the students of Guru Sangeet Martand Padma Vibhushan Pandit Jasraji ji, featuring principal Asha Lohia. Everyone is welcome. … Continue reading

Karin Lee: QueerSUM 心
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Karin Lee: QueerSUM 心

Karin Lee: QueerSUM 心 Opening Reception, May 12th,  2 – 4pm Artist talk, May 17th @ 7pm Exhibition runs May 12 – August 18 Curated by Paul Wong and SD Holman Presentation Partner: On Main Gallery Queer-sum a “Chinglish” translation and play on the words Queer Love, alludes to queer attraction that people experience, even … Continue reading

Triple Bill of Gamelan at the Roundhouse
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Triple Bill of Gamelan at the Roundhouse

“GAMELAN ALLIGATOR JOY PRESENTS” TRIPLE-BILL OF GAMELAN AT THE ROUNDHOUSE FESTIVAL Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Center When: Thursday April 26, 7 pm Tickets: $15/$10 students & seniors/$5 children under 12, available at the door (cash only) or in advance from Eventbrite More info/photos/video: Tony Reif, treif@songlines.com, 604 737-1632 Or Michael O’Neill, michealo@telus.net, 604 253-0542 … Continue reading

Pandit Rajan & Sajan Mishra in Concert
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Pandit Rajan & Sajan Mishra in Concert

Pandit Rajan & Sajan Mishra in Concert PRESENTED BY INDIAN CLASSICAL MUSIC SOCIETY OF VANCOUVER Pandit Rajan & Sajan Mishra are two of the topmost Indian classical vocalists in the world, hailing from a family of great maestros from one of the oldest cities in the world, Benares, which has been declared as a UNESCO … Continue reading

explorASIAN 2018 Calendar of Events
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explorASIAN 2018 Calendar of Events

To view more details about an event** including event organizer contact information, please click on the event name in the calendar. │ For inquiries about the events listed in this calendar, please email office.vahms@gmail.com or contact the event organizer directly. │ **Event information for explorASIAN 2018 festival is provided by our partner organizations. Although every effort is made … Continue reading