Celebrate Asian Heritage Month

The month of May is Asian Heritage month, which acknowledges the long and rich history of Asian Canadians and their contributions to Canada. Asian Heritage Month will be celebrated at UCFV with the following FREE events, hosted by the Centre for Indo Canadian Studies and International Education.



May 8

Free Morning Chai
Sample Traditional Punjabi Chai
9 am - 11:30 am
Road Runner Lounge

Samosas for Sale
Samosas and Chutney!
2 for $1.50
11:30 am – 2 pm
Road Runner Lounge

Bhangra Lessons & Experiential Music
Learn Bhangra! Hear Asian sounds from India, and try to make your own music by playing the Dhol or a Harmonium.
11:30 am – 2 pm
Road Runner Lounge

Indian Movie: Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge or “The Brave Heart Will Take the Bride”
A likeably goofy rich Indian boy, a proper Indian girl, an angry father and an arranged marriage! This film is a Bollywood classic and must see.
6 pm – 9 pm
F Bldg – University House F110

May 9

Chinese Games
Participate and learn Chinese Chess and Majong
2 pm – 4 pm
F Bldg – University House

May 15

Korean Drummers Presentation by The Riverside Drummers
Take in a spectacular concert of Korean culture.
2:45 pm – 3 pm
On the Green

May 16

Free Morning Chai
Sample Traditional Punjabi Chai
9 am - 11:30 am
Road Runner Lounge

Samosas for Sale
Samosas and Chutney!
2 for $1.50
11:30 am – 2 pm
Road Runner Lounge

Indian Games
Participate and learn Karon Board, Bhabhi, and Chor Sipahee or Find the Thief
11:30 am – 2 pm
Road Runner Lounge

Indian Movie: Hum He Rahi Pyar Ke
An excellent family film! After his sister and brother-in-law’s sudden deaths, Rahul must take care of their three havoc creating children.
6 pm – 9 pm
F Bldg - University House F110

May 17

Kimono Dress Up
Try on a traditional Japanese outfit with your friends and take a picture.
2 pm – 4 pm
F Bldg – Centre for Indo Canadian Studies F125

May 22


India Slide Show
Explore the amazingly bright and colorful lifestyle of India.
2 pm – 4 pm
F Bldg – Centre for Indo Canadian Studies F125

Japanese Movie: Hachi-gatsu No Kyôshikyoku or “Rhapsody In August”
At its heart Rhapsody in August is a tale of three generations and their responses to the atomic bombing of Japan.
6 pm – 9 pm
B 101: Theatre

May 23


Free Bubble Tea
Try this hip new drink!
12 pm – 1 pm
Breezeway

May 24


Free Morning Chai
Sample Traditional Punjabi Chai
9 am - 11:30 am
Road Runner Lounge

Samosas for Sale
Samosas and Chutney!
2 for $1.50
11:30 am – 2 pm
Road Runner Lounge

Fashion & Beauty
Free Mehndi and Threading!
Try on a traditional Sari or Achkan with your friends and take a picture.
11:30 am – 2 pm
Road Runner Lounge

Indian Movie: Nayak or “The Real Hero”
What would you do if you became the Chief Minister of India? Nayak answers that question when a fearless man, Shivaji Rao, becomes Chief Minister and challenges corruption and Indian politics.
6 pm – 9 pm
B 101: Theatre


May 29

Chinese Movie: Tuya De Hun Shi or “Tuya’s Marriage”
Set in Inner Mongolia, a physical setback causes a young woman (Yu Nan) to choose a suitor who can take care of her, as well as her disabled husband.
6 pm – 9 pm
B 101: Theatre


May 30

Sushi Sale
California rolls!
12 pm – 1 pm
Breezeway


May 31

Cultural Karaoke
Come out and participate in Asian pop culture.
2 pm – 4 pm
F Bldg – Centre for Indo Canadian Studies – F125

For inquiries, please contact Preena at Banpreen.Maan@student.ucfv.ca or Karen Massier at Karen.Massier@ucfv.ca or call the Centre for Indo Canadian Studies at 604-854-4547.

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