Asian Heritage Month 2000: Event Listings
April 30, 2000
1:00PM
Official Opening Ceremonies
 - featuring displays and demos of Chinese painting, dough art, and Japanese paper art
City Hall
1 Sir Winston Churchill Square

May 1 - 31, 2000
Monday - Saturday
10:00AM - 6:00PM
Visual Arts Exhibit
 - presented by Willie Wong
Kamena Gallery
5718 - 104 Street

May 7, 2000
10:00AM,
12:00 noon
Kita No Taiko Drumming Youth Workshop for Ages 12-16
Edmonton Japanese Community Centre
6750 - 88 Street
$10 per person

May 7, 14, 21, 28, 2000
Sundays
10:00AM - 3:00PM
Visual Arts Exhibit
 - presented by Willie Wong
Callingwood Market
6655 - 178 Street

May 9, 2000 Ayatsuzumi Japanese Drummers in concert with Edmonton's Kita No Taiko
Arts & Convocation Hall
University of Alberta
Tickets: $10 Adults, $5 Students/Seniors/Children

May 9 - 19, 2000
11:00AM
Visual Arts Exhibit, Meet the Artist
 - presented by Su Yin Zhou
City Hall
1 Sir Winston Churchill Square

May 23, 2000 Chinese-English Bilingual Essay Writing Contest
Participants from all Chinese Bilingual Schools

May 26 - 28, 2000 Metro Cinema Film Festival - Two Screenings of Each Film
 - "My America...Honk If You Love Buddha"
 - "Forbidden City/Sewing Woman"
 - "Seventeen Years"
Zeidler Hall, Citadel Theatre
9828 - 101A Avenue

May 28, 2000
2:00 - 5:00PM
Man Hei Wong and Friends Benefit Concert
 - with guest singer Ron Nelson and String Quartet Changez
 - in support of the Edmonton HTEA Redress Committee
Arts & Convocation Hall
University of Alberta
Tickets: $5.  Limited sponsor tickets at $50

May 31, 2000
12:30PM
Youth Chinese Speaking Contest
 - Grades 1-6
Kildare Elementary School Gymnasium
7525 - 144 Avenue

June 1 - 18, 2000
6:30 - 8:00PM
Naomi's Road by Paula Wing, presented by Concrete Theatre
 - based on the novel "Obasan" by Joy Kogawa
Arts Barn in Old Strathcona, Transalta Stage Right
10330 - 84 Avenue
Tickets: $16 Adults, $20 Opening Night, $10-12 Students

June 16 - 24, 2000 Chigiri-e Circle Annual Japanese Paper Art Exhibition
Sussex Galleries
290 Saddleback Road

The events listed here are for the 2000 year and have already elapsed.  Please check the latest listings for current events.


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