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Sunday, August 27, 2017

Paddleboat Rides on the Natrel Pond

Sunday, August 27, 2017
10:00am– 8:00pm

Take a break from the action and enjoy a fun float on the Natrel Pond, located beside the picturesque Harbourfront Centre boardwalk.

August 21 – September 4, 2017

Ydessa Hendeles: The Milliner's Daughter

Sunday, August 27, 2017
10:00am– 6:00pm

The Power Plant presents Ydessa Hendeles' first retrospective exhibition at a public institution.

June 27 – September 4, 2017

International Pan-Asian Culinary Invitational: Competition

Sunday, August 27, 2017
12:00pm– 1:00pm

Toronto’s culinary scene is about to meet its next challenge! International Pan-Asian Culinary Invitational returns, with chefs from Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Japan will cross knives with local talents in this heated culinary exchange!

August 26–27,2017

Paper Play Exhibition

Sunday, August 27, 2017
12:00pm– 6:00pm

The story of paper as art forms is one beyond traditional barriers, as the ubiquitous material is reshaped time and again. Follow the path of the Paper Play through China to Japan and from there to Taiwan, Canada, and even a certain Dutch painter in Antwerp.

August 26–27,2017

Paint by Numbers

Sunday, August 27, 2017
12:00pm– 6:00pm

These beautiful scenes look straight from the brush of a talented, veteran painter with years of study in framing, perspective, colour selection and shading, but don’t be fooled! All it takes is a little bit of patience and, piece by piece, these canvases come to life!

August 26–27,2017

Visual Arts Exhibitions Summer 2017

Sunday, August 27, 2017
12:00pm– 6:00pm

Our summer exhibitions include Legacies 150, co-presented with the National Film Board of Canada, a collection of stories from Canadians of all walks of life reflecting on legacy and inheritance through photography.

June 24 – September 17, 2017

Delicate Play with Nature

Sunday, August 27, 2017
12:00pm– 6:00pm

Let your imagination carry you and be spirited away to ancient Japan by Instructor Jean Liao and her fellow artists' creations, and prepare to learn the art, Ikebana, yourself!

August 26–27,2017

Friendship Picnic

Sunday, August 27, 2017
12:00pm– 1:00pm

Join TAIWANfest for Friendship Picnic as we swap stories, travel the world, and learn something new all through the eyes and ears of a new friend!

August 26–27,2017

Paper Play - The Art of the Fan

Sunday, August 27, 2017
12:00pm– 6:00pm

Keita Yamamoto is a fourth-generation fan craftsman in Tokyo, and will introduce the history and development of his art as well as the broad variations of styles and uses.

August 26–27,2017

The Hakka Under Japan

Sunday, August 27, 2017
12:00pm– 6:00pm

The Taiwanese Hakka are no strangers to a hot and humid summer! Through this photography exhibit and hands-on fan-decorating workshop, discover the dynamic between Hakka spirit and Japanese influence without travelling to Southern Taiwan!

August 26–27,2017

Who Am I?!

Sunday, August 27, 2017
12:00pm– 6:00pm

To a group of Taiwanese artists, whose lives and social identities were forever flickering between their past Taiwanese/Chinese heritage and now Japanese nationality, the priceless question of a lifetime was: Who Am I?!

August 26–27,2017

Love, Binti

Sunday, August 27, 2017
12:00pm– 6:00pm

Do you have unused or unwanted flannels and fleece? Bring them and support the “Love, Binti” project! Learn to craft reusable sanitary pads that will be donated to girls in need in Kenya.

August 26–27,2017

Fashion Snap

Sunday, August 27, 2017
12:00pm– 6:00pm

How aware are you about your surroundings? Taking photo-bombing to the next level, Takumi Morohashi poses in the background as the real focus of these photos – explore his works and give him a taste of his own medicine!

August 26–27,2017

TAIWANfest Time Capsule

Sunday, August 27, 2017
12:00pm– 6:00pm

Explore the festival and collect your points – spin the wheel to take home a piece of TAIWANfest history! What will your lucky spin land on?

August 26–27,2017

HarbourKIDS Crafts

Sunday, August 27, 2017
12:30pm– 1:30pm

Drop by for any of our scheduled sessions and learn to make something new! Space is limited so make sure you arrive early to claim your spot!

August 26–27,2017

Spintop Kids

Sunday, August 27, 2017
1:00pm– 2:00pm

Dubbed by the internet as the "Spintop Snipers", this Taiwanese group has practiced with spin tops for more than 40 years to the gorgeous backdrop of Japanese-era baroque architecture along the Sanxia Old Street in Taiwan.

August 25–27,2017

Extreme Diabolo

Sunday, August 27, 2017
1:00pm– 2:00pm

With miraculous skill honed by years of training, Arthur Chi is a diabolo artist without limits. Combining his deep respect for tradition, Arthur develops new and previously unimaginable tricks for the ancient instrument by using moves and techniques from traditional martial arts.

August 27, 2017

lost n’ found

Sunday, August 27, 2017
1:00pm– 2:00pm

Formed by 6 young people from Hong Kong, lost n’ found is a Toronto based band with the desire to create music that belongs to their generation

August 27, 2017

Sunday Scene: Sergei Petrov

Sunday, August 27, 2017
2:00pm– 3:00pm

Sergei Petrov is Professor of Film Studies at Durham College and Executive Director at both Scarborough Arts and the Scarborough Worldwide Film Festival. Prior to this, he programmed films for the Toronto International Film Festival and Canadian Film Centre, in addition to consulting for numerous national and international film festivals. Petrov will discuss Ydessa Hendeles’ exhibition The Milliner’s Daughter.

August 27, 2017

The Kitchen of Sweetness

Sunday, August 27, 2017
2:00pm– 3:00pm

Enter the kitchen of Chef and Food Painter Yui Aida as she shares her story and discoveries from visiting various lands, and combines the most unexpected flavours!

August 26–27,2017

Tokyo Chuo-Line

Sunday, August 27, 2017
2:00pm– 3:00pm

The dynamic trio is named after the central rail line running through Tokyo city – a train that passes many bars, live houses and clubs in which the three practically grew up performing. The Okinawan trio play as one with taste, sensitivity and energy!

August 27, 2017

HarbourKIDS Crafts

Sunday, August 27, 2017
2:00pm– 3:00pm

Drop by for any of our scheduled sessions and learn to make something new! Space is limited so make sure you arrive early to claim your spot!

August 26–27,2017

International Pan-Asian Culinary Invitational: Competition

Sunday, August 27, 2017
2:30pm– 3:30pm

Toronto’s culinary scene is about to meet its next challenge! International Pan-Asian Culinary Invitational returns, with chefs from Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Japan will cross knives with local talents in this heated culinary exchange!

August 26–27,2017

Power Kids: Rebuilding What's Broken

Sunday, August 27, 2017
3:00pm– 5:00pm

Ydessa Hendeles is not just an artist, but a collector and curator as well! She often collects objects and then organizes these objects to present a new narrative or idea. In this workshop, we will recontextualize a collection of repurposed children’s toys, using them as the base materials for an artwork. Participants will challenge themselves by creating assemblage sculptures with different elements in only one chosen colour. Their sculpture will tell a story or create a larger form that has never existed before.

August 27, 2017

Spintop Kids

Sunday, August 27, 2017
3:00pm– 4:00pm

Dubbed by the internet as the "Spintop Snipers", this Taiwanese group has practiced with spin tops for more than 40 years to the gorgeous backdrop of Japanese-era baroque architecture along the Sanxia Old Street in Taiwan.

August 25–27,2017

Cinematic Taiwan: The Walkers

Sunday, August 27, 2017
3:30pm– 6:00pm

The Walkers documents the life and story of Madam Lin, Founder and Lead Choreographer of one of Taiwan's top performing arts troupes – Legend Lin Dance Theatre

August 27, 2017

HarbourKIDS Crafts

Sunday, August 27, 2017
3:30pm– 4:30pm

Drop by for any of our scheduled sessions and learn to make something new! Space is limited so make sure you arrive early to claim your spot!

August 26–27,2017

Fin de Fiesta Flamenco: Andalusia!

Sunday, August 27, 2017
4:00pm

Fin de Fiesta Flamenco brings its fiery blend of traditional and avant-garde flamenco to the Music Garden.

August 27, 2017

AIKO TOMI - Discovering Me

Sunday, August 27, 2017
4:00pm– 5:00pm

With her head full of songs and a voice warm with emotion, AIKO TOMI's melodies flow forth over a backdrop of 80s nostalgia and minimal synth pop.

August 27, 2017

International Pan-Asian Culinary Invitational: Competition

Sunday, August 27, 2017
5:00pm– 6:00pm

Toronto’s culinary scene is about to meet its next challenge! International Pan-Asian Culinary Invitational returns, with chefs from Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Japan will cross knives with local talents in this heated culinary exchange!

August 26–27,2017

HarbourKIDS Crafts

Sunday, August 27, 2017
5:00pm– 6:00pm

Drop by for any of our scheduled sessions and learn to make something new! Space is limited so make sure you arrive early to claim your spot!

August 26–27,2017

There's always something happening at Harbourfront Centre!

For details inquire at the Info Desk or call 416-973-4000.

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