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September 14–16, 2012

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Friday, September 14, 2012
10:00am–11:00pm

Eight exciting new exhibitions, including a co-production with the Woodland Cultural Centre as part of the Planet IndigenUS festival.

Event run: July 20 – September 23, 2012

Eventual Ashes presents: Hiding Words (for you) by Gein Wong

Friday, September 14, 2012
8:00pm–10:00pm

Hiding Words (for you) delves into nushu, a secret language created in 400 A.D. when Chinese women were not allowed to read or write. The performance seamlessly blends together theatre, poetry, hip hop, western and Chinese classical music, modern dance, performance art, and the visual arts.

Event run: September 13–23, 2012

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Saturday, September 15, 2012
10:00am–11:00pm

Eight exciting new exhibitions, including a co-production with the Woodland Cultural Centre as part of the Planet IndigenUS festival.

Event run: July 20 – September 23, 2012

Lantern Competition

Saturday, September 15, 2012
12:00pm– 7:00pm

Join us in creating a beautiful display of homemade lanterns to showcase at this yearís Vietnamese Lantern Festivals!

Event run: September 15, 2012

Get your keepsake photo!

Saturday, September 15, 2012
12:00pm– 8:00pm

Visit the CIBC area to strike a pose with friends and family, learn about the CIBC contest and enjoy fun lantern hat giveaways!

Event run: September 15, 2012

Paper Lantern-Making Booth

Saturday, September 15, 2012
1:00pm– 6:00pm

Bring the whole family out for some arts and crafts fun!

Event run: September 15, 2012

Children's Activities

Saturday, September 15, 2012
1:00pm– 7:00pm

Bring the family out to the childrenís activities tents at this yearís Vietnamese Lantern Festival where children will play fun carnival and cultural games with a unique twist!

Event run: September 15, 2012

Paper Lanterns Giveaway

Saturday, September 15, 2012
1:00pm– 7:00pm

At specific times during the festival, free paper lanterns will be given out to all children ages 12 and under! There is a limit of one lantern per child.

Event run: September 15, 2012

Community Organization Booths

Saturday, September 15, 2012
1:00pm– 7:00pm

This year's Vietnamese Lantern Festival will feature booths from community partner organizations. Get connected with resources in your community by visiting these organization booths to see what informational resources and services each of them has to offer!

Event run: September 15, 2012

Tho Pham - Redpath Stage Host

Saturday, September 15, 2012
2:00pm– 7:00pm

Locally celebrated entertainer Tho Pham returns as co-host of the Vietnamese Lantern Festival.

Event run: September 15, 2012

Marilyn Tran - Redpath Stage Host

Saturday, September 15, 2012
2:00pm– 7:00pm

Renowned Vietnamese community volunteer Marilyn Tran co-hosts the Vietnamese Lantern Festival.

Event run: September 15, 2012

Thien Le Ao Dai Competition

Saturday, September 15, 2012
4:20pm

Sponsored by Thien Le and his supporters, members of all ages are encouraged to enter the runway style competition to showcase their own store-bought or homemade "ao dai" (a traditional Vietnamese long dress).

Event run: September 15, 2012

Lantern Walk

Saturday, September 15, 2012
7:10pm

As a part of our festival finale, all event guests are invited to join in on our Lantern Walk Parade. Generously Supported by CIBC.

Event run: September 15, 2012

Eventual Ashes presents: Hiding Words (for you) by Gein Wong

Saturday, September 15, 2012
8:00pm–10:00pm

Hiding Words (for you) delves into nushu, a secret language created in 400 A.D. when Chinese women were not allowed to read or write. The performance seamlessly blends together theatre, poetry, hip hop, western and Chinese classical music, modern dance, performance art, and the visual arts.

Event run: September 13–23, 2012

Visual Arts Summer Exhibitions

Sunday, September 16, 2012
10:00am– 9:00pm

Eight exciting new exhibitions, including a co-production with the Woodland Cultural Centre as part of the Planet IndigenUS festival.

Event run: July 20 – September 23, 2012

Arts and Crafts with Power Unit Youth Organization

Sunday, September 16, 2012
12:00pm– 6:00pm

Power Unit Youth Organization is bringing an artistic twist to Fortune Cooking! Make your very own paper dolls, paint a T-shirt, fold your own origami... there'll be many nifty arts and crafts activities that will draw out your creative side!

Event run: September 16, 2012

Get your keepsake photo!

Sunday, September 16, 2012
12:00pm– 6:00pm

Visit the CIBC area to strike a pose with friends and family, learn about the CIBC contest and enjoy face painting!

Event run: September 16, 2012

Kidsí Cooking Workshop with The Cookerydoo

Sunday, September 16, 2012
12:00pm– 6:00pm

In this fantastic family food workshop lead by The Cookerydoo, kids will learn to make a yummy coconut, ginger sticky rice pudding recipe!

Event run: September 16, 2012

Asian Dog Breed Spotlight with PawsWay

Sunday, September 16, 2012
1:00pm– 1:30pm

Representatives from PawsWay will lead visitors on a journey through the many different breeds of dogs that have originated from Asia. Enjoy a meet and greet with the dogs at the end!

Event run: September 16, 2012

Asian Appetizers with Florence Kwok

Sunday, September 16, 2012
2:00pm– 2:30pm

Join chef and culinary instructor Florence Kwok as she guides you through quick demonstrations of popular Asian appetizers.

Event run: September 16, 2012 14&16

Eventual Ashes presents: Hiding Words (for you) by Gein Wong

Sunday, September 16, 2012
3:00pm– 5:00pm

Hiding Words (for you) delves into nushu, a secret language created in 400 A.D. when Chinese women were not allowed to read or write. The performance seamlessly blends together theatre, poetry, hip hop, western and Chinese classical music, modern dance, performance art, and the visual arts.

Event run: September 13–23, 2012

Asian Appetizers with Florence Kwok

Sunday, September 16, 2012
4:30pm– 5:00pm

Join chef and culinary instructor Florence Kwok as she guides you through quick demonstrations of popular Asian appetizers.

Event run: September 16, 2012 14&16

Eventual Ashes presents: Hiding Words (for you) by Gein Wong

Sunday, September 16, 2012
8:00pm–10:00pm

Hiding Words (for you) delves into nushu, a secret language created in 400 A.D. when Chinese women were not allowed to read or write. The performance seamlessly blends together theatre, poetry, hip hop, western and Chinese classical music, modern dance, performance art, and the visual arts.

Event run: September 13–23, 2012

There's always something happening at Harbourfront Centre!

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

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