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Vancouver celebrates contributions of Canadians with mixed Asian heritage during national Asian Heritage Month

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Vancouver celebrates contributions of Canadians with mixed Asian heritage during national Asian Heritage Month Media are invited to join the official festival kick-off on Saturday, April 22, 10:00AM, at Fei & Milton Wong Experimental Theatre, Goldcorp Centre for Arts, Simon Fraser University, 149 West Hastings Street, Vancouver. Please contact Ken McAteer or … Continue reading

explorASIAN 2017
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explorASIAN 2017

explorASIAN celebrates national Asian Heritage Month each May by building bridges between mainstream and Asian Canadian communities in promotion of multiculturalism and diversity. This year, the explorASIAN will place a special focus on the legacy, culture and accomplishments of the growing community of Canadians with mixed Asian heritage for the 150th anniversary of Confederation. Continue reading

explorASIAN 2016 Recognition Gala Photos
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explorASIAN 2016 Recognition Gala Photos

Our explorASIAN 2016 Recognition Gala was extremely successful! Approximately three hundred guests gathered to enjoy delicious Japanese food, watch Pan-Asian performances, win prizes at our Silent Auction and Raffle, connect with friends, and celebrate the Japanese-Canadian community! Our heartfelt thanks go out to all of our hard-working Directors, Advisors, staff, volunteers, donors, and supporters for making this event … 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

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

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