648. Asian & South Asian Heritage Month – May 13, 16, 19, 22 and more, 2016

Definitions and list of events: http://bit.ly/1VHjUyr and links.

The following events are described in the Asian Heritage Month website: http://www.asian-heritage-month.org/alpha/events/index.html#event1

  1. Asian Heritage Month Opening Ceremony. Friday, May 13. 7-8:30pm. Talks and performance, art and photo exhibition. City Hall Rotunda. Free. Please register by e-mail: asianheritagecanadian@yahoo.ca.

2. Asian Heritage Month Education Roundtable. May 16. 1-4pm. (tbc). York University.

3. Gala Performance of Asian Canadian Artists. May 19. 7pm. Innis Town Hall;
Asian Heritage Month Art and Photo Exhibitions. Saturday, May 21 to Thursday, May 26. Venue: Metro Hall Rotunda.

4. Art and Photo Exhibit at Metro Hall. May 21-26.

5. Asian Heritage Month Film Festival. Sunday, May 22, (tbc). 2-8pm (tbc). Innis Town Hall.

6.  Artists Workshop at Toronto District School Board (tbc)

7. Artists Workshop at Toronto Catholic District School Board (tbc)

Other Asian Heritage Month Events:

Toronto Public Library: http://bit.ly/24uqYjF. These include Burmese don dancing, henna art, sushi making, Bangladeshi Ekakshara Dance.

Please let us know of more Asian/South Asian Heritage Month events, especially those of South Asia. Email: ruthlormalloy@gmail.com.

Cover image of film maker Deepa Mehta, courtesy of Deepa Mehta.

AHM-2016-Poster

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  1. I just heard about the Asian Canadian Authors’ Panel. Wednesday, May 25 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT). Room 309, Metro Hall, 55 John Street.

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    You are invited to the following event:
    ASIAN CANADIAN AUTHORS’ PANEL
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    Event to be held at the following time, date, and location:

    Wednesday, 25 May 2016 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)

    Room 309, Metro Hall
    55 John Street
    Toronto, ON M5V 3C6
    Canada

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    ASIAN CANADIAN AUTHORS’ PANEL:

    “THE JAPANESE CANADIAN EXPERIENCE IN LITERATURE” @ METRO HALL ART AND PHOTO EXHIBITIONS

    FREE ADMISSION

    Date and Time: Wednesday May 25, 7 pm

    Venue: Room 309, Metro Hall, 55 John Street, Map at http://www1.toronto.ca/wps/portal/contentonly?vgnextoid=991f957970422410VgnVCM10000071d60f89RCRD&vgnextchannel=68f2590dd3412410VgnVCM10000071d60f89RCRD

    Details and poster at http://www.vmacch.ca/alpha/events/index.html

    ADMISSION FREE Please RSVP on Eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/asian-canadian-authors-panel-tickets-25239128914

    **An evening with famous Asian Canadian authors to explore the Japanese Canadian experience in Literature**

    Introduction: Jim Wong Chu

    Panelists: Lynne Kutsukake, Terry Watada, Kerri Sakamoto, Leslie Shimotakahara. See:
    . http://bit.ly/1VHjUyr

  2. More events: EXPLORING THE THEMES OF “HOME” THROUGH ASIAN CANADIAN FILMS

    SPECIAL FEATURES:

    *SCREENINGS OF ASIAN CANADIAN FILMS

    *PANEL DISCUSSIONS WITH ASIAN CANADIAN FILMMAKERS, CAST AND CREW

    *LIVE PERFORMANCE | GAURI GUHA SINGING FAMOUS THEME SONGS FROM SOUTH ASIAN FILMS

    FREE ADMISSION: Please register on Eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/asian-heritage-month-film-festival-at-innis-town-hall-university-of-toronto-tickets-25417254693

    Sunday, May 22, 2-6pm. Innis Town Hall, University of Toronto, 2 Sussex Avenue.

    Details, poster and more updates at: http://www.vmacch.ca/alpha/events/index.html

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