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What’s On Calendar
August 19–25, 2019

Harbourfront Centre continues to monitor the rapidly changing situation regarding the COVID-19 virus. For the health and safety of all our staff and our volunteers, our patrons, supporters and the community, and in line with the advice and guidelines of Toronto Public Health, we will be closed to the public until further notice. Learn more here.

Summer Camps

Monday, August 19, 2019
9:00am – 4:30pm

Our 2019 Summer Camps season features Sailing, Canoe & Kayaking, Circus Arts, Leadership & Overnight, Performing Arts, Visual Arts, Sports, Exploratory and Specialty & Science Camps. Register today!

Compositions

Monday, August 19, 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.

Summer Camps

Tuesday, August 20, 2019
9:00am – 4:30pm

Our 2019 Summer Camps season features Sailing, Canoe & Kayaking, Circus Arts, Leadership & Overnight, Performing Arts, Visual Arts, Sports, Exploratory and Specialty & Science Camps. Register today!

Compositions

Tuesday, August 20, 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.

Summer Camps

Wednesday, August 21, 2019
9:00am – 4:30pm

Our 2019 Summer Camps season features Sailing, Canoe & Kayaking, Circus Arts, Leadership & Overnight, Performing Arts, Visual Arts, Sports, Exploratory and Specialty & Science Camps. Register today!

Compositions

Wednesday, August 21, 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.

Summer Camps

Thursday, August 22, 2019
9:00am – 4:30pm

Our 2019 Summer Camps season features Sailing, Canoe & Kayaking, Circus Arts, Leadership & Overnight, Performing Arts, Visual Arts, Sports, Exploratory and Specialty & Science Camps. Register today!

Compositions

Thursday, August 22, 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.

Something Old, Something New

Thursday, August 22, 2019
7:00pm

Cello duo VC2 performs music from 18th century Europe and contemporary Canada, including the world premiere of a new work by Kelly-Marie Murphy . Part of Summer Music in the Garden.

Dancing on the Pier: Latin Rhythms

Thursday, August 22, 2019
7:00pm –10:00pm

Azusa and Frank Bishun show you how to Merengue, then practice your moves all night with live music from Latin Fusion band, La República!

Summer Camps

Friday, August 23, 2019
9:00am – 4:30pm

Our 2019 Summer Camps season features Sailing, Canoe & Kayaking, Circus Arts, Leadership & Overnight, Performing Arts, Visual Arts, Sports, Exploratory and Specialty & Science Camps. Register today!

Compositions

Friday, August 23, 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.

Celebrate Women: Symphony Concert by Maestro Ken Hsieh

Friday, August 23, 2019
8:30pm –10:00pm

Join us for an evening with the TAIWANfest Orchestra, conducted by Maestro Ken Hsieh, and enjoy compositions about, produced, or composed by women.

Compositions

Saturday, August 24, 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.

Taiwan New DNA

Saturday, August 24, 2019
12:00pm – 7:00pm

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.

Puppeteer Workshop – Taiwan’s Glove Puppet

Saturday, August 24, 2019
12:00pm – 7:00pm

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

Saturday, August 24, 2019
12:00pm – 7:00pm

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

Saturday, August 24, 2019
12:00pm – 7:00pm

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 Stage

Saturday, August 24, 2019
12:30pm – 7:00pm

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!

Huong Viet Group

Saturday, August 24, 2019
1:00pm – 1:30pm

Performances by Huong Viet Group aim to protect & prolong original Vietnamese cultures, arts and literacy among Vietnamese across Canada.

TAIWANfest Kids Zone

Saturday, August 24, 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!

Cinematic Taiwan: Manfei

Saturday, August 24, 2019
1:00pm – 3:00pm

TAIWANfest presents a documentary about Lo Man Fei, known for her work with Cloud Gate Dance Theatre and her role as a choreographer and mentor for a generation of dancers.

Tre Viet Performing Arts Group - Vietnamese Traditional Melodies

Saturday, August 24, 2019
2:30pm – 3:30pm

Tre Viet Group, a Vietnamese musical group based in Mississauga, specializes in folk songs and music of the old imperial courts, using traditional Vietnamese instruments.

TAIWANfest Kids Zone

Saturday, August 24, 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!

Moulann - Straight Up

Saturday, August 24, 2019
4:30pm – 5:30pm

Toronto-based vocalist, songwriter, and producer Moulann comes armed with keytar and a blazing set of brainy bangers – forging ahead in her lifelong musical quest for love, beauty, and truth.

TAIWANfest Kids Zone

Saturday, August 24, 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!

Cinematic Taiwan: The Immortal’s Play

Saturday, August 24, 2019
5:45pm – 7:45pm

How did a star of the Vietnamese National Circus become a star in traditional Taiwanese opera? TAIWANfest presents a documentary about the remarkable journey of Annie Nguyen.

Stunning Virtuosity - Percussion Quintet by Ju Percussion Group

Saturday, August 24, 2019
8:00pm – 9:30pm

Rhythm is like a heartbeat. Join world-renowned Ju Percussion Group as they take the stage blending Western and Eastern percussion instruments for one night only!

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.

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.

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 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!

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.

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!

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