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Sunday, August 25, 2019

Love Boats

Sunday, August 25, 2019
Accessible onsite 24/7

Nadira Narine – who was raised in Panama City and has lived in Canada for the last 7 years – explores objects and memories from her childhood.

Silver or Gold Ring (1 day)

Sunday, August 25, 2019
10:00am – 5:00pm

Learn basic jewellery techniques to complete a hand-fabricated band ring. Part of COURSES & WORKSHOPS.

Compositions

Sunday, August 25, 2019
10:00am –11:00pm

Ever mindful of the visual conversation between form and surface, Kristian Spreen creates thoughtful objects redolent with spontaneity and restraint.

Magical, Material Thinking

Sunday, August 25, 2019
10:00am –11:00pm

Artist April Martin and designer-maker Natalie Sirianni present an exhibition of curious objects and installations infused with the alchemical nature of materials, process and thought.

Museum of Broken Relationships

Sunday, August 25, 2019
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Don't miss one of Europe's most innovative and daring museums, curated by the public with mementos of past loves.

Let’s Savour Taiwan – The Soy Sauce Test

Sunday, August 25, 2019
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Do you know where your food comes from? Explore farmers’ best practices to help our environment and sample Taiwanese flavours!

Taiwan New DNA

Sunday, August 25, 2019
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Shih Chien University invited elders from the Atayal tribes to share their knowledge on traditional textiles. This exhibition features the creations of the students who participated.

Home Winds – Bao Khanh

Sunday, August 25, 2019
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Bao Khanh uses his lens to record his hometown. Evoking tenacity and courage, his work shows the resilience of Vietnam.

Friendship Kitchen: Nguyễn Mạnh Hùng - Hanoi Celebrity Chef

Sunday, August 25, 2019
12:00pm – 1:30pm

In Chef Nguyễn’s cooking class, you don’t just copy notes and learn to cook – you follow him through the crowded streets of Hanoi and explore the city with heart!

The Courage – Tong Zhou

Sunday, August 25, 2019
12:00pm – 6:00pm

Taiwan became the first country in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage in 2019. Chinese-Canadian designer Tong Zhou created portraits of 6 important activists who have made significant contributions to LGBT rights in Taiwan

Puppeteer Workshop – Taiwan’s Glove Puppet

Sunday, August 25, 2019
12:00pm – 6:00pm

The puppet show is something that is well-rooted within Taiwanese society. Experience this magical, storied art in the palm of your hand at TAIWANfest!

Puppeteer Workshop – Vietnam’s Water Puppet

Sunday, August 25, 2019
12:00pm – 6:00pm

You don’t have to venture all the way to Hanoi to experience the thousand-year history of Vietnamese water puppets – you can be a puppeteer at TAIWANfest!

Pig Hero Ring Toss

Sunday, August 25, 2019
12:00pm – 6:00pm

The little Pig Heroes began their journey at LunarFest last winter. Now they continue their quest for those with the most precise touch at TAIWANfest!

Taiwan Bookstore – Women Inspired

Sunday, August 25, 2019
12:00pm – 6:00pm

When women write about the world, its history and current events, do we understand humanity better? Explore more at the Taiwan Bookstore.

Festival Vendors

Sunday, August 25, 2019
12:00pm – 7:00pm

There’s lots to shop and eat during this year’s TAIWANfest. Check out the vendors we’re expecting this weekend.

Taiwan Stage

Sunday, August 25, 2019
12:30pm – 5:30pm

From performing to ancestors in a graveyard to a bustling night market, Stage cars are a staple in Taiwan. Experience Taiwan Stage with our Robot Prince Dancers!

TAIWANfest Kids Zone

Sunday, August 25, 2019
1:00pm – 2:00pm

Put your creative hats on and join us for unique paper crafts – from paper flowers to dog houses, a masterpiece is waiting to be created!

Hope Talk: The Value of Democracy: The Taiwan story of a Chinese Girl – Alison Zhao

Sunday, August 25, 2019
1:00pm – 2:00pm

The activist shares her story about her work on the Chinese struggle for human rights and the feminist movement.

Friendship Kitchen: Allie Huang - The Alley No. 11

Sunday, August 25, 2019
2:15pm – 3:45pm

Allie Huang brings her story and her food to Canada, where you’ll see firsthand how much Taiwanese chefs and farmers cherish the environment, cultures, peoples,and land.

TAIWANfest Kids Zone

Sunday, August 25, 2019
2:45pm – 3:45pm

Put your creative hats on and join us for unique paper crafts – from paper flowers to dog houses, a masterpiece is waiting to be created!

Music and My Journey of Identities

Sunday, August 25, 2019
3:00pm – 4:30pm

Taiwanese Indigenous musician Suana Emuy Cilangasay and Canadian pop artist Moulann meet for the first time and exchange their stories through music.

Korean Traditional Music Association of Canada: Haneum – Korean Music and Percussion

Sunday, August 25, 2019
3:30pm – 4:00pm

Join us for a preview of TAIWANfest 2020 and enjoy John Lee perform traditional Korean music and rhythms on the daegeum and janggu.

Duetto Violoncello

Sunday, August 25, 2019
4:00pm

Baroque cellists Elinor Frey and Phoebe Carrai perform delightful 18th-century duos, and Bach’s Suite no. 1 in G Major for solo cello. Part of Summer Music in the Garden.

Island Scream: Sorry Youth Band

Sunday, August 25, 2019
4:30pm – 6:00pm

Are you ready to rock? Sorry Youth make their Canadian debut in the hope of inspiring and expressing personal and social conflicts, and supporting a balance between dreams and reality in life.

Friendship Kitchen: Josie Chang - Petit Été

Sunday, August 25, 2019
4:30pm – 6:00pm

TAIWANfest invites you to join Josie’s cooking class, and through her stories, visit the bridge of friendship between two countries she has built through food.

TAIWANfest Kids Zone

Sunday, August 25, 2019
4:30pm – 5:30pm

Put your creative hats on and join us for unique paper crafts – from paper flowers to dog houses, a masterpiece is waiting to be created!

There's always something happening at Harbourfront Centre!

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

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