explorASIAN Family Day Saturday at Vancouver Museum

Celebrate Asian Heritage at the Vancouver Museum on Saturday

here is an event for explorASIAN:

Metro Vancouver community invited to participate in


explorASIAN Friends & Family
Day


 


(Vancouver)
 explorASIAN celebrates the end of Asian Heritage Month in Metro Vancouver
with an exciting day of family friendly activities.  This free community event includes live
music concerts, magic shows, dance performances, arts and crafts, community
booths, and free giveaways.  
The
community is invited to enjoy this FREE multicultural event and meet the
talented Asian Canadian artists and diverse cultural and community
groups.


 


Event:              
explorASIAN Friends & Family Day


Location:
        
Vancouver Museum, 1100 Chestnut Street (Vanier
Park)


Date:
              
May 31, 2008 Saturday


Time:              
11am – 5pm


Cost:               
Free event | Free parking


 


Live
performances for all ages:


  • International
    Champions of Magic Rod Chow & Company
  • Award
    Winning Elvis Impersonators: 
    Aaron Wong & Adam Leyk
  • Kathara
    Dance Theatre
  • Vandna
    Sidher Bharata Natyam Classical Indian Dance
  • Master
    Wilson Wu (kungfu)
  • Sifu
    Laurens Kam To Lee (tai chi)
  • DJ's
    Trevor Chan and MissBliss


Family
activities:


  • Asian
    Canadian History Timeline Challenge Scavenger Hunt
  • Arts
    and Crafts displays and demonstrations
  • Caricature
    Drawings by Geoff Wong
  • and
    more!
     

Participating
community organizations:


  • Lang’s
    Mongolian Acupuncture
  • Powell
    Street Festival Society
  • Taiwanese
    Canadian Cultural Society
  • UBC
    Department of Asian Studies (KUNGQU)
  • C3
    Korean Canadian Society
  • Scripting
    Aloud
  • Dr.
    Lyla May Yip Traditional Chinese Medicine
  • Master
    Wilson Wu Kungfu Ocean Academy
  • 411
    Seniors Centre Society
  • Kam
    To Tai Chi Chuan Association
  • Raymond
    Chow, Artist
  • Canadian
    International Dragon Boat Society

 


explorASIAN FRIENDS
& FAMILY DAY

is sponsored by the
Vancouver
Museum

and
Superior
Tofu


 


The
Vancouver Asian Heritage Month Society is a registered non-profit society
that celebrates Pan-Asian arts and culture by presenting diverse educational and
community outreach programs.


 


The
Society presents and participates in many community ethnocultural events
throughout the year and produces the Asian Heritage Month festival known as
explorASIAN” in the month of May.


 


Since
1996, the Vancouver Asian Heritage Month Society's “explorASIAN” Festival has
endeavored to explore the diversity of Asian Canadian life and culture and
promote the discussion of relevant issues and concerns within and beyond the
Asian Canadian community.   The
Metro Vancouver community

will share and experience Pan-Asian Canadian arts and culture at events
featuring emerging and established actors, artists, dancers, filmmakers,
musicians, performers and writers.

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