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Event Archive - We Are Canadians, Too!: Okinawa Taiko, Orchid Ensemble, ...and more!

Sat. November 25th 2017 @  Vancouver Art Gallery Plaza, 750 Hornby St (All Ages)
Summer may be over, but the year hasn’t yet ended on Canada 150!
Join us in downtown Vancouver as we celebrate what we love about Canada with a visualization of the diversity that is our strength as a society. Whether your family’s been here for generations or recently immigrated, there’s something in Canada to inspire everyone!
This one-day-only festival features live performances, a multicultural BBQ, visual arts, and workshops & activities for the whole family!
As we reflect on the year of 150, discover what’s inspired the first generation and the newest Canadians in a celebration to complement our traditions and leave an inclusive and innovative legacy!


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Orchid Ensemble (contemporary & traditional Chinese and beyond)

Established in 1997, the JUNO nominated Orchid Ensemble is Lan Tung (Taiwan/Canada) on the erhu/Chinese violin, Haiqiong Deng (China/US) on the zheng/Chinese zither, and Jonathan Bernard (Canada) on percussion. The ensemble blends ancient musical instruments and traditions from China and beyond, creating a beautiful new sound. The ensemble has embr... more info