Indonesian Batik Workshop: Experience Batik Painting
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Indonesian Batik Workshop: Experience Batik Painting

Permai BC Association supported by Consulate General of Indonesia,Vancouver Asian Heritage Month Society May 25, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Join us to learn Indonesian Batik making by an instructor Venue: Museum of Vancouver, Joyce Walley Room1100 Chestnut Street, Vancouver Info: indonesiavancouver.org, pensosbud@indonesiavancouver.org, permaibc.ca Free Admission Continue reading

Mixed Flicks: All Our Father’s Relations Film Screening
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Mixed Flicks: All Our Father’s Relations Film Screening

Hapa-palooza; Vancouver Public Library, VAHMS April 24, 6:30 pm Hapa-palooza is proud to present this year’s Mixed Flicks screening of the feature-length documentary, All Our Father’s Relations.  The award-winning documentary tells the story of the Grant siblings who journey from Vancouver to China in an attempt to rediscover their father’s roots and better understand their fractured … Continue reading

Embrace the Chicken, Book Launch
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Embrace the Chicken, Book Launch

Vancouver Asian Heritage Month Society, Vancouver Public Library and Orca Book Publishers May 7, 1:30 pm Author, Mahtab Narsimhan, latest young readers’ novel about a young girl torn between being respectful to her Indian mother, and trying to fit into her new life in Canada.  Venue: Room 919, level 9, Programming Space at the Central Library of … Continue reading

Cross-Cultural Strathcona Walking Tours
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Cross-Cultural Strathcona Walking Tours

A Coalition of Participating Organizations May 5, 12, 19, 2611:00 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, … Continue reading

When The Storm Fades, National Canadian Film Day
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When The Storm Fades, National Canadian Film Day

100 Filipino Film Series, Emily Carr University of Art & Design, VAHMS, and Reel Canada April 17 5:30 pm to 9 pm A docudramedy starring a real Filipino family of typhoon survivors re-enacting their daily struggle to recover from the strongest storm in recorded history – 2013’s Super Typhoon Haiyan. Venue: Emily Carr University of … Continue reading

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