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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!

Events will be added to this schedule as they are confirmed.

Granny Mob

6:30pm – 7:30pm

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.

Dance

Taiwan Rising Concert featuring Musou Girls’ Band

8:00pm – 9:30pm

Musou brings together unlimited imaginations and young Taiwanese musical talents.

Music

The Techno Prince

9:30pm –10:30pm

Learn a funky and dynamic dance!

Dance

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

1:00pm – 2:00pm

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

Food

Water World

1:00pm –10:00pm

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

Visual Arts

Survey Says

1:00pm – 2:30pm

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

Theatre

Learning

Family

Faces of Taiwan

1:00pm – 2:15pm

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

Lectures

Film

The Chairman Band

2:00pm – 3:00pm

Enjoy a performance by alternative rockers, The Chairman Band.

Music

Dumplings Etc. with Chef Deng

2:00pm – 3:00pm

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

Food

Make Your Own Paper Dragon Boat

2:00pm – 3:30pm

Children make dragon boats using a unique template!

Craft & Design

Learning

Family

The Techno Prince

3:00pm – 4:00pm

Learn a funky and dynamic dance!

Dance

Transparent Kingdom

3:00pm – 4:00pm

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

Lectures

Film

Survey Says

3:00pm – 4:30pm

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

Theatre

Learning

Family

Make Your Own Paper Dragon Boat

4:00pm – 5:30pm

Children make dragon boats using a unique template!

Craft & Design

Learning

Family

Champion

4:30pm – 5:30pm

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

Music

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