Celebrate Asian Heritage Month in May
There are a multitude of events and activities stretching
throughout the month of May
to enjoy. Head to the explorASIAN site
for the calendar or events.
You can kick off Vancouver Asian Heritage Month on May 1st with a free public event on the CBC Outdoor Stage called Beat the Street. From 12pm - 4:30pm, Beat the Street will feature 4 groups that truly highlight the diversity of musical art forms within Vancouver's Asian communities.
The 4 groups to be featured are: Tetsu Taiko (Japanese Drumming), Kathara Canada (Filipino Dance, Drumming and Martial Arts, Cheondoong Performing Arts (Korean Drumming), and a traditional Persian Ensemble. Also playing throughout the day will be Arabic/Turkish group Reyhan.