explorASIAN Gala Tickets now on Sale for April 30, Saturday.

From my friendDon Montgomery, executive director of explorASIAN festival to celebrate Asian Heritage Month in Canada.


explorASIAN 2005 Heritage Gala – Tickets On Sale Now!

An entertaining evening of music and dance for the entire family!
Enjoy diverse performances that celebrate the community theme “explorKOREA”.

The
explorASIAN Heritage Gala will be held at the Centre for Performing
Arts in Vancouver on Saturday – April 30, 2005 – 7pm to 10pm.

The spectacular performer line-up for this year's gala includes:
– Musical Baudeogi (Canadian Premiere – from Korea)
– Dance Theatre ON (Western Canada Premiere – from Korea)
Korean Youth Orchestra
Korean Choir
Sekoya  (Canadian Indie Music Award 2005 Winner & Juno Award 2005 Nominee)
Ya-Wen Vivienne Wang (explorPERFORMANCE 2004 Winner)
Bombay Dreams: Krystal Kiran Garib & Zahf Paroo
Chibi Taiko
Lok's Lion Dance Team

Gala Hosts:
Priya RamuCBC Radio
Miyoung Lee – CBC Radio

The Centre in Vancouver for Performing Arts
777 Homer Street, Vancouver
(across from Vancouver Public Library-Main Branch)
http://www.centreinvancouver.com

Tickets: $20 – $50 – $80*
(*$80 ticket includes Post Gala reception)
(GST included – TICKETMASTER fees extra)

Advance reserved seating tickets available from all TICKETMASTER outlets
Charge by Phone 604.280.4444 (keyword=explorasian)
Purchase Online at http://www.ticketmaster.ca/artist/963154/

Last
year's Gala at the Centre saw over 1100 guests enjoying an exciting
evening of wonderful multicultural and multidisciplinary performances
by local artists.

For 2005, we are pleased to present two
premiere performances from two international dance groups. This is your
opportunity to experience traditional and contemporary dance from two
of Korea's leading dance companies. Over 50 dancers to thrill you!

You will also enjoy lively performances from a host of local rising stars and audience favourites.

Don't
delay! Buy your tickets now and reserve your seats for a great evening
of fun, music and dance for the entire family. Tell your friends and
associates too!

Sponsored by:
Korean Consulate, Korean
Embassy, Korean Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Korean Ministry of
Foreign Affairs, University of British Columbia, CBC Radio/TV, The
Centre for Performing Arts

The Asian Canadian Writers' Workshop is a Community Partner of explorASIAN 2005.

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