Celebrating Canada’s 150th Birthday and Asian Heritage Society’ 15th Anniversary
The month of May, declared Asian Heritage Month by the Government of Canada, is a time to highlight the contributions of Asian Canadians to Canadian society. This is the 15th year that Asian Heritage Month activities will be carried out in Manitoba.
Since the inaugural Asian Heritage Month in 1993, cities across Canada have held annual festivities. In Manitoba, the Asian Heritage Society of Manitoba consisting of representatives from the Japanese, Chinese, Indian, Vietnamese, Indo-Chinese, Korean, Filipino organizations, have planned a variety of activities to share the Asian cultures with other Canadians.
Art Miki – President of Asian Heritage Manitoba
Rochelle Squires – Minister of Sport, Culture and Heritage
Flor Marcelino – MLA for Logan District
Jason Schreyer – Elmwood-East Kildonan City Councellor
Also Featuring Performances:
XLion – Chinese Lion Dance Crew
India School of Dance: Shavira Narandees
Kurdish Youth Dancers
Celebrations run from May 5th to 28th. For more information on how you can be a part of it, click here