Events

Looking for something to do? Check out the activities planned for May 2016. Attend a panel discussion, a reading or take in dance and music performances. To download an Asian Heritage Month poster, click here.

 

  • ASIAN CANADIAN FESTIVAL
    Sunday, May 8, 2016
    1:30 – 4:00 pm
    Mennonite Heritage Village
    Steinbach, ManitobaFeaturing Hinode Taiko, Colour of Indonesia, Winnipeg Sikaran Arnis Academy (martial arts demonstration) and many other performers from Steinbach and Winnipeg. Click here to download a poster.
     

  • TRIBUTE TO HUMAN RIGHTS
    Asian Heritage Month Opening
    Wednesday, May 11, 2016
    Canadian Museum for Human Rights
    85 Israel Asper Way

PANEL PRESENTATION “A New Dawn: The Asian Refugee Experience in Manitoba” with panelists Maysoun Darweesh (Syria), Hazim Ismael (Malaysia) and MyLinh Tran (Vietnam)
3:30 – 5:00 pm
Garden of Contemplation, 3rd Floor (Museum Admission required). Click here to download a poster.

 

  • ASIAN FUSION SHOWCASE
    7:00 pm
    Buhler Hall, Main Floor (Free Admission)Featuring Aboriginal School of Dance, Manitoba Great Wall Performing Arts, Indian School of Dance, Winnipeg Sikaran Arnis Academy, Hinode Taiko, JCAM Koto Ensemble and Phoebe Mann. Click here to download a poster.

 

  • ASIAN HERITAGE HIGH SCHOOL SYMPOSIUM
    Thursday, May 12, 2016
    9:00 am – 3:00 pm
    University of Winnipeg, Room 4M31Students from Winnipeg high schools are invited to participate in discussions and workshops.

 

  • READINGS BY RUTH OHI (Children’s Book Author)
    Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 10:00 am
    McNally Robinson, Grant Park Shopping CentreWednesday, May 25, 2016 at 2:00 pm
    West Kildonan Library, 365 Jefferson AvenueThursday, May 26, 2016 at 10:00 am
    Millennium Library, 251 Donald Street

Ruth Ohi is a Toronto-based guest writer and illustrator. She is the illustrator of over 59 children’s books, 18 of which she also wrote. Ruth loves doodling, dark chocolates, seeing new places and snack times. Her favourite colours are blue and green.

Her latest books include Kenta and the Big Wave (Annick Press), Fox and Squirrel Make a Friend (Scholastic Canada), Shh! My Brother is Napping (Scholastic Canada) and this spring Scribble (Scholastic Canada).

 

  • ASIAN CANADIAN FESTIVAL AT THE FORKS
    Saturday, May 28, 2016, 1:00 to 5:00 pm
    Sunday, May 29, 2016, 1:00 to 5:00 pm

 

Cultural performances and demonstrations are held at
The Forks under the canopy.

For information on any Asian Heritage Month event, contact

Art Miki: 204-488-8059 or artmiki@mts.net
Muni Mysore: 204-895-7242 orĀ muni.mysore@gmail.com
Julie Javier: 204-488-9965
Alan Wong: wongala@gmail.com
Wonjae Song: tkoreatimes@gmail.com
Sharan Tappia: 2901473@gmail.com