Filter - AllPerformanceExhibitionCulinaryFilmHope TalkWorkshop & ActivityCommunity Sept 2 "Kanpai, Japan!" Symphony Concert Fresh on the heels of a Cultural Tango with Hong Kong, the Vancouver Metropolitan Orchestra is back for an... Sept 3 Hear Them Out Guitarist and vocalist Sheng Xiang Lin is well known throughout Asia and overseas for his work with various social... Sept 2-4 International Pan-Asian Culinary Invitational International Pan-Asian Culinary Invitational is back to take on Vancouver's culinary world! With vast varieties of Japanese, Chinese and... Sept 2-4 Who Am I?! Identity is the culmination of an entire lifetime’s worth of experiences. This is a self-evident truth for a group... Sept 2-4 Spintop Kids Throughout the world baroque-era architecture has been closely associated with European colonialism, and Taiwan is no stranger to either.... Sept 2-4 The Kitchen of Sweetness What would be the flavour of a blooming flower if it tasted as good as it looked? Should a... Sept 2-4 The Paper Play – Superhero On Paper To call seventeen-year-old Ning Hsieh a fan of paper craft would be a serious understatement. Combining his love for... Sept 2-4 The Paper Play – Art of the Japanese Fan Among the most symbolic of Japanese art forms is the hand fan; strips of hinoki (Japanese cypress) connected by... Sept 2-4 The Paper Play – A Forgotten Media In today’s age of big data and ad-blockers many of yesterday’s media are forgotten. Yet the era of paper-based... Sept 3 Hope Talk - Twelve-year-old Piano Sensation Hao Wei Lin Like many arts, Western classical music was introduced to Taiwan during the period of Japanese colonization in Taiwan, with... Sept 3 Hope Talk - Forgotten Legends: Bunya Koh The heartbreaking tale of Bunya Koh is the story of a young musician and composer, a rising star in... Sept 4 Hope Talk - Shadows of the Crimson Sun Born in Taiwan under Japanese occupation. Raised in Manchukuo under Japanese control Retrocession of Taiwan. Received Canadian... Sept 2-4 The Paper Play - Chigiri-e Chigiri-e is a Japanese art form primarily based on the use of torn Washi paper to create colourful images... Sept 2-4 Fashion Snap How aware are you of your surroundings? Takumi Morohashi is the creative mind behind Fashion Snap. Taking photo-bombing to... Sept 2-4 Love, Binti Having collected 900 kg of shoes to donate to Kenya during the Vancouver festival in 2016, TAIWANfest partners once... Sept 3 Cinematic Taiwan: The Walkers The product of ten years of filming, “The Walkers” documents the life and story of Madam Lin, Founder and... Sept 2-4 The Hakka Under Japan The Hakka people in Taiwan have a long history, tracing back to the Qing dynasty and their descent from... Sept 2 Extreme Diabolo With miraculous skill honed by years of training, Arthur Chi is a diabolo artist without limits. Combining his deep... Sept 2-4 The Paper Play “Creative Origami is nothing more than judicious imitation.” So claims Origami Kaikan, paper craft museum and store in Tokyo,... Sept 3 Let There Be Light "Let There Be Light" is a documentary of true stories reflected and recorded by international volunteers servicing in different... Sept 2 [Let There Be Light] Film Festival All short films showcased were produced by aspiring Asian filmmakers from Vancouver. Ranging from the ages of 12 to... Sept 2-4 The Paper Play - Origami Tulip Garden Decorated seas of red, yellow, purple, and so much more! Tulip gardens are joyfully diverse grasslands brimming with a... Sept 4 The Sakura Singers The Sakura Singers was formed in 1970 as a mixed choral group under the auspices of the JCCA (Japanese... Sept 4 Vancouver Okinawa Taiko Vancouver Okinawa Taiko, formerly known as Yuaikai Ryukyu Taiko, is an Okinawan taiko dance group that was formed in... Sept 3 Dharma Drum Mountain - Vancouver Drum Ensemble The Drum Ensemble of DDM (Dharma Drum Mountain) Vancouver Center is composed of a group of drumming enthusiasts who... Sept 4 Satsuki Kai The Satsuki kai was formed in May 2011 by Nishikawa Kayo of the Nishikawa School of Japanese classical dance... Sept 2-4 Terra Kendama Terra Kendama, also known as moon sun ball, was once a popular Japanese household sport. The cross shaped handle... Sept 2 Tetsu Taiko Tetsu Taiko is the first organized taiko group in Richmond and the second youth taiko group in the Lower... Sept 4 Aikido - The Way of Harmonizing Energy Aikido is a Japanese martial art that was founded by Master Morihei Ueshiba (1883-1969). In Aikido, the keen edge... Sept 4 Hope Talk - Tales from Yangmingshan Louisa is a fourth year Geography major and Biology minor student at the University of British Columbia. She enjoys... Sept 3 MJE Max Chang, Jimmy Hsu, and Eric Chen are three very talented, young Taiwanese singer-songwriters based in Vancouver. They are... Sept 2 Nakasi Nakasi is an essential traditional form of popular music in Taiwan and Japan, most typically associated with elements of... Sept 4 CLF Tai Chi Founded by Sifu Paul Tam in Richmond, BC, the CLF Kung Fu Club is dedicated to upholding traditions and... Sept 2 Sounds Global Ensemble An ensemble that sounds the way Vancouver looks, the Sounds Global Ensemble's diverse repertoire is drawn from Jewish, Persian,... Sept 2-4 Rooster Winter Games 2017 Lunarfest is now at TAIWANfest! The Year of the Rooster in the lunar calendar is a year for... Sept 4 Celebrity Chef vs Home Chef In a culinary battle between celebrity and home chefs, what kind of sparks will fly? Who will create the... Sept 3 Hope Talk - The End as Well as the Beginning For Louise Lee's children, wherever she resides will always be "home." As a writer, keeping a curious heart allows... Sept 2-4 TAIWANfest Time Capsule As a summer staple event in downtown Vancouver for over 10 years, TAIWANfest sure has collected a lot of... Sept 2-4 Friendship Picnic Visitors flock to festivals and events to experience something out of the ordinary. Do you have the courage to... Sept 2-4 Tian-Jin Living Zone Tian-Jin Temple Chinese Taoism Kuan-Kung Association will be bringing various performances and exhibitions through through the Tian-Jin Living Zone,... Sept 3 CRAS CRAS is a pop punk band based in Vancouver. Representing Asians in the underground music scene, CRAS plays original... Sept 2-3 Delicate Play with Nature Ikebana is the art of floral arrangement using fresh flowers and branches to showcase the beauty of Mother Nature.... Sept 2-4 Aroma Shima What kind of chemical reactions will be catalyzed when the Formosan fragrance meets the Japanese style? Two islands across... Sept 2-4 TAIWANfest Craft Stage There’s never been such an abundance of crafts for families at TAIWANfest! Drop by for any of our scheduled sessions... Sept 2-4 Paper Play - Origami The exquisite art of origami has long been iconic to Japanese culture. The creative folding of paper does not... Sept 2-4 Numbers Salon Paint by Numbers is back by popular demand! These beautiful scenes look straight from the brush of a talented,... Sept 2 The Little Dancer Despite his youth, 8 year old Anthony is already a winner of multiple dance competitions. He began dancing at... Sept 3 Yoka Hanayagi Warning: count(): Parameter must be an array or an object that implements Countable in /home/customer/www/twf2017.joyofliving.site/public_html/wp-content/plugins/formcraft3/formcraft-main.php on line 1054 Contact Us... THE MOVEMENT ABOUTMEDIACONTACT GET INVOLVED EXCHANGE / JOBSDONATEBLOG STAY CONNECTED Facebook Twitter Youtube Instagram JOIN OUR MAILING LIST JOIN You have Successfully Subscribed!