Asian Heritage Month Festival: Opening Ceremony
May 13, 2023 | 11:00AM - 1:00PM|
The ceremony will take place at Innis Town Hall, University of Toronto, 2 Sussex Avenue.
Celebrating the 21st Anniversary of the Signing of Asian Heritage Month Declaration by Senate of Canada and Presentation of the Walter Carsen Prize for Excellence in the Performing Arts by Canada Council for the Arts. Learn about more Asian Heritage Month events at https://www.vmacch.com
Read participant bios and view the full poster at https://uoft.me/AHMOpeningCeremonyPoster2023
ASIAN HERITAGE MONTH 2023 OPENING CEREMONY
Asian Heritage Month Lecture: “IT WAS ABOUT TIME.” The story behind Asian Heritage in Canada
A talk between The Honourable Dr. Vivienne Poy and Mr. Justin Poy.
Presentation of the Walter Carsen Prize for Excellence in the Performing Arts to Asian Canadian Dance Artist Ms. Yvonne Ng by Ms. Caroline Lussier, Director of Arts Promotion, Canada Council for the Arts.
“Capturing the Moment and Beyond – Haiku Photography” by Mr. Stephen Siu.
Slideshow of Photographic Images by Chinese Canadian Photographic Society of Toronto with music by Professor Chan Ka Nin and Alice Ping Yee Ho.
Dim Sum Lunch Reception sponsored by Mr. Justin Poy.
Canadian Foundation for Asian Culture (Central Ontario) Inc. (https://www.vmacch.com/)
Asian Institute, The Justin Poy Agency, Toronto Public Library , Canada Council for the Arts, Toronto Arts Council, Richard Charles Lee Canada - Hong Kong Library, Cambridge Food & Wine Society, ReelWorld Film Festival, Social Services Network, WE Artists' Group