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Re-discover the Taiwan you thought you knew! It's time for the world to see Taiwan as a hot spot of connectivity and the foundation of new expressions in the arts. Enjoy the performances, savour the food, experience Taiwan Rising!   

 

For more information, please visit taiwanfest.ca.

 

Part of Hot Spot Summer 2011, a series of festivals and cultural events that run from Victoria Day weekend through to Thanksgiving!

Discipline:

Venue:

Granny Mob

6:30pm – 7:30pm

Dance

Originated as a form of line dance, and inspired by the popularity of flash mobs, Granny Mob will change your perspectives of the lives of our seniors in the community.

Taiwan Rising Concert featuring Musou Girls’ Band

8:00pm – 9:30pm

Music

Musou brings together unlimited imaginations and young Taiwanese musical talents.

The Techno Prince

9:30pm –10:30pm

Dance

Learn a funky and dynamic dance!

Where's the Beef? The World's Best Beef Noodle!

1:00pm – 2:00pm

Food

A demonstration of how to make the world’s Best Beef Noodle!

Water World

1:00pm –10:00pm

Visual Arts

With the support of Yang Ming Ocean Freight Company from Taiwan, TELUS TAIWANfest will feature a collection of outstanding art works by children.

Survey Says

1:00pm – 2:30pm

Family

Theatre

Learning

A game show designed to explore the stereotypes that exist in a diverse nation such as Canada.

Faces of Taiwan

1:00pm – 2:15pm

Film

Lectures

Three inspirational documentaries reveal the compassionate culture of Taiwan. The screening will be followed by a director's talk.

The Chairman Band

2:00pm – 3:00pm

Music

Enjoy a performance by alternative rockers, The Chairman Band.

Dumplings Etc. with Chef Deng

2:00pm – 3:00pm

Food

This 33-year-old restaurant is known for one of the best Northern China delicacies in Taiwan!

Make Your Own Paper Dragon Boat

2:00pm – 3:30pm

Craft

Family

Learning

Children make dragon boats using a unique template!

The Techno Prince

3:00pm – 4:00pm

Dance

Learn a funky and dynamic dance!

Transparent Kingdom

3:00pm – 4:00pm

Film

Lectures

A presentation consisting of a short documentary and acrobatic acts from Mr. Candle.

Survey Says

3:00pm – 4:30pm

Family

Theatre

Learning

A game show designed to explore the stereotypes that exist in a diverse nation such as Canada.

Make Your Own Paper Dragon Boat

4:00pm – 5:30pm

Craft

Family

Learning

Children make dragon boats using a unique template!

Champion

4:30pm – 5:30pm

Music

Catch a musical performance by the alternative rock band, Champion.

Melting Pot

4:30pm – 5:30pm

Film

Food

Music

Learn about veteran villager cooking with the Chinese Benevolent Association of Canada.

Survey Says

5:00pm – 6:30pm

Family

Theatre

Learning

A game show designed to explore the stereotypes that exist in a diverse nation such as Canada.

The Notorious MSG

5:30pm – 6:30pm

Food

Music

Three renegade restaurant workers on a mission to make you’re butts palpitate with their high-sodium beats!

Seven Days in Heaven

5:30pm – 7:00pm

Film

Don't miss the screening of this popular film!

Make Your Own Paper Dragon Boat

6:00pm – 7:30pm

Craft

Family

Learning

Children make dragon boats using a unique template!

Violets & Viruses

6:30pm – 7:30pm

Music

A Toronto-based rock band that combines music from Asia, Europe and North America into its own blend of hard-driven rock songs and emotional ballads.

Hakka Secrets

7:00pm – 8:00pm

Food

Music

The Toronto Taiwanese Hakka Association will show how simple yet delicious ingredients create delectable Hakkas dishes.

Survey Says

7:00pm – 8:30pm

Family

Theatre

Learning

A game show designed to explore the stereotypes that exist in a diverse nation such as Canada.

Strings in Harmony featuring Ho-Deng Music Ensemble

8:30pm – 9:30pm

Music

Consisting of local talents from Toronto, Ho Deng Music Ensemble will play various familiar tunes from Taiwan, Hong Kong and China.

Stardom in Sight featuring Della with Magic Power and Special Guest Champion

9:30pm –11:00pm

Music

A performance by Della with Magic Power and special guest Champion!

Go Grandriders

1:00pm – 2:00pm

Film

Don't miss this documentary about seniors who motorcycle across Taiwan.

Water World

1:00pm – 6:00pm

Visual Arts

With the support of Yang Ming Ocean Freight Company from Taiwan, TELUS TAIWANfest will feature a collection of outstanding art works by children.

Survey Says

1:00pm – 2:30pm

Family

Theatre

Learning

A game show designed to explore the stereotypes that exist in a diverse nation such as Canada.

The Notorious MSG

1:00pm – 2:00pm

Food

Music

Three renegade restaurant workers on a mission to make you’re butts palpitate with their high-sodium beats!

Make Your Own Paper Dragon Boat

1:00pm – 2:30pm

Craft

Family

Learning

Children make dragon boats using a unique template!

Kinda Fusion with Chef Mavis Lee

1:30pm – 2:30pm

Food

As Taiwan embraces culinary influences from all over the world, Kinda Fusion will show how newcomers to Canada are changing the Canadian culinary landscape.

Magic Power

2:00pm – 3:00pm

Music

Magic Power is one of the most promising bands in Taiwan.

Mr. Candle

3:00pm – 4:00pm

Film

Check out the acrobatic acts of Mr. Candle!

Survey Says

3:00pm – 4:30pm

Family

Theatre

Learning

A game show designed to explore the stereotypes that exist in a diverse nation such as Canada.

Hip Hop Storm

3:00pm – 4:30pm

Film

This is a story about two generations of hip hop dancers in Taiwan.

Make Your Own Paper Dragon Boat

3:00pm – 4:30pm

Craft

Family

Learning

Children make dragon boats using a unique template!

Where's the Beef? The World's Best Beef Noodle!

3:30pm – 4:30pm

Food

A demonstration of how to make the world’s Best Beef Noodle!

Yuan-Ji Dance

4:30pm – 5:00pm

Dance

Often seen as a form of exercise, Yuan-Ji combines the ancient wisdom of science, nature, medicine, music, dance and martial arts.

The Chairman Band

5:00pm – 6:00pm

Music

Enjoy a performance by alternative rockers, The Chairman Band.

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