VAHMS is now accepting submissions for explorASIAN 2017 Festival
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VAHMS is now accepting submissions for explorASIAN 2017 Festival

The Vancouver Asian Heritage Month Society (VAHMS) is now accepting submissions for promotion of events for the explorASIAN 2017 Festival. This festival recognises National Asian Heritage Month each May by building bridges between mainstream and Pan-Asian communities in the celebration of multiculturalism and diversity. This year, the explorASIAN Festival will place a special focus on … Continue reading

Seeking Photographs: Following the Spice Routes and Beyond
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Seeking Photographs: Following the Spice Routes and Beyond

Photo credit: Forlani, Paolo, Ferando Bertelli, Giacomo Gastaldi, and Lessing J Rosenwald. Vniversale Descrittione DI Tvtta La Terra Conoscivta Fin Qvi. [Venezia: F. Berteli, 1565] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/85690919/. (Accessed December 18, 2016.)   CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS FROM AFICIONADOS, EMERGING, MID-CAREER or ESTABLISHED PHOTOGRAPHERS The Vancouver Asian Heritage Month Society (VAHMS) … Continue reading

VAHMS’ Fall 2016 Newsletter is Out!
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VAHMS’ Fall 2016 Newsletter is Out!

VAHMS’ Fall 2016 Newsletter is Out! If you did not receive the newsletter in your inbox, click here to find out more about: explorASIAN 2017’s Featured Community, the Mixed Asian Heritage or “Hapa” community, the Opening Ceremony and Recognition Gala for explorASIAN 2017, VAHMS’ Annual General Meeting, Special Projects, New Partners, Discounts for VAHMS Members, and … 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

Recognition Gala Tickets
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Recognition Gala Tickets

Buy your tickets to explorASIAN‘s Recognition Gala 2016! Please support explorASIAN in our 20th Anniversary for our only fundraiser of the year. Honouring outstanding Japanese-Canadian leaders and offering delicious Japanese food, wine & beer cash bar, raffle & silent auction, and entertainment! Buy tickets online: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/20th-anniversary-explorasian-recognition-gala-tickets-25268259043 RAFFLE First prize of our raffle will be two round trip tickets … Continue reading

Following the Silk Routes and Beyond in Vancouver
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Following the Silk Routes and Beyond in Vancouver

Following the Silk Routes and Beyond 2016 Shaking Hands with our Neighbours   Following the Silk Routes and beyond is an interactive visual exhibition celebrating the past and present of exchange and multiculturalism and will be part of the Asian Heritage Month events taking place during the month of May in Vancouver. Societies connect, change, and adapt thanks to the … Continue reading

explorASIAN 2016 Official Festival Program
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explorASIAN 2016 Official Festival Program

explorASIAN‘s 2016 Festival Program is now available for viewing! Thanks to the Vancouver Courier for their excellent work. A Message from Our President, Ken McAteer: It is a pleasure once again to thank the Courier for this excellent production of our program for explorASIAN2016. We urge everyone to attend our Opening on April 16, 10:00 am at … Continue reading

explorASIAN 2016 Official Opening Ceremony Program
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explorASIAN 2016 Official Opening Ceremony Program

The Official Opening Ceremony of explorASIAN 2016 is taking place on Saturday, April 16th at 10:00am at the Djavad Mowafaghian World Art Centre at Simon Fraser University (149 West Hastings Street, Vancouver). To download the program, please see here: Program Opening Updated We hope you will come out to celebrate explorASIAN 2016! Many cultures, many languages, one festival! Continue reading

explorASIAN 2016 Recognition Gala
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explorASIAN 2016 Recognition Gala

explorASIAN‘s Recognition Gala 2016 is taking place on June 11th, 5:30pm at the Nikkei Museum and Cultural Centre, 6688 Southoaks Crescent, Burnaby, BC. Join us for an evening of culture! Following the Silk Routes and Beyond in Vancouver Display, Generation One Pan-Asian Artists, dinner, and entertainment. Please support explorASIAN‘s only fundraiser. To download the program for explorASIAN‘s … Continue reading

VAHMS is Now Accepting Event Submissions for explorASIAN May 2016!
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VAHMS is Now Accepting Event Submissions for explorASIAN May 2016!

Our Submission Form is now live online, and the Vancouver Asian Heritage Month Society is officially accepting event submission for the explorASIAN May 2016 festival! Below are some helpful guidelines for the submission process. Submissions for explorASIAN 2016 Festival For events taking place during the month of May the submission form must be submitted before … Continue reading

Updated List of Photographs Needed for Silk Routes Exhibition
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Updated List of Photographs Needed for Silk Routes Exhibition

Due to the interest and popularity of the Silk Routes Exhibition 2016, we have extended the deadline to January 20th, 2016. Below is a list of photographs we are still accepting (for submission guidelines please see here). From the Silk Route We are still accepting photographs from the following countries/areas: Azerbaijan (Baku) Iran – Modern Persia (Herat, … Continue reading

Seeking Photographs: Following the Silk Routes and Beyond
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Seeking Photographs: Following the Silk Routes and Beyond

  CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS FROM EMERGING, MID-CAREER or ESTABLIShED photographers The Vancouver Asian Heritage Month Society (VAHMS) is a non-profit organization committed to building a community where Asian arts, cultures and contributions are lived, shared and celebrated as part of the harmonious diversity of Canada.   For our May explorASIAN 2016 exhibition, “Following the Silk … Continue reading