Asian Heritage Month 2005: Event Listings

The 8th Annual Edmonton AHM was made possible through the generous support of the following sponsors:

May 1


Official Opening of Edmonton's Asian Heritage Month
West Edmonton Mall's Chinatown (near T&T Supermarket)
90 Avenue and 175 Street
Contact Kenda
West Edmonton Mall Website

May 1 - 31 14th Annual Asian Heritage Art Exhibit
Grant MacEwan College - Asia Pacific Management Program
MacEwan Room, City Centre Campus
10700-104 Avenue
GMC Website

May 2
Edmonton Chinese Bilingual Education Association
 - Monthly Meeting
Meadowlark Elementary School
9150-160 Street
ECBEA Website

May 3 Mandarin Speech Contest
Ottewell Junior High School
9435-73 Street
Contact Mianmian Xie at 466-7331

May 3 - 5 Western Regional Championships for Rhythmic Gymnastics
 - Lori Fung, member of the Canadian Sports Hall of Fame in attendance Grant MacEwan College Centre for Sport & Wellness
109 Street and 104 Avenue
Contact Diane at 427-8152
Rhythmic Gymnastics Alberta Website

May 6 Kita No Taiko - Alberta's Japanese Taiko Drum Group
 - Japanese Drum Performance
Horizon Stage
Spruce Grove, AB
Call 962-8995 or Ticketmaster for tickets
Kita No Taiko Website

May 7
Asian Inspiration Variety Show
Stanley A. Milner Library Theatre
7 Sir Winston Churchill Square
Free admission - Donations encouraged
Contact Jasmine

May 7 Kita No Taiko - Alberta's Japanese Taiko Drum Group
 - Japanese Drum Performance
Edson, AB
Kita No Taiko Website

May 7
9th Annual Ging Wu International Open Martial Arts Championship
Edmonton Garrison Fitness Facility
Canadian Forces Base, Edmonton
North on 97 Street, follow Highway 28A
Canadian Ging Wu Website

May 7 Blind Wine Tasting Competition
 - featuring post-modern Chinese nibbling tidbits
Wild Tangerine
10383-112 Street
Contact Wilson at 429-3131
Wild Tangerine Website

May 8
1:30, 2:15, 3:00PM
Devonian Botanical Garden
 - Traditional Japanese Tea Ceremony
Ozawa Pavilion, Kurimoto Japanese Garden
Highway 60, 5km north of Devon
Devonian Botanical Garden Website

May 10
Dr. David Suzuki speaks on Sustainability Within a Generation
Myer Horowitz Theatre
SUB, U of A Campus
115 Street and 89 Avenue
Tickets and Info at:
Tix on the Square Website

May 14
In the Shadow of Gold Mountain
 - along with the 2002 NFB Reel Diversity award winner, Cosmic Current
Stanley A. Milner Library
Free Admission
Edmonton Public Library Website

May 16-31
8:00AM - 4:00PM
Asian Heritage Art Exhibit featuring Zhi-Ming Zhong
MacEwan Room, Grant MacEwan College
10700-104 Avenue
Grant MacEwan Website

May 20 McNally Senior High School
 - Mandarin Graduation Banquet
ECBEA Website

May 20-24 Royal Visit for Pre-Provincial Centennial
 - Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip
 - Canada's Governor General Adrienne Clarkson
 - Alberta's Lieutenant Governor Norman Kwong

Alberta Minister of Community Development: Gary Mar
Alberta Legislature: 427-7362
Provincial Museum of Alberta: 453-9100

May 21

Reading & Book Signing by Marty Chan; Japanese Drum Performance
 - Mystery of the Frozen Brains
Chapters, West Edmonton Mall
Near HMV & Silver City
#1384, 8770-170 Street
Contact Marla at 444-2555
Japanese Drum Performance by Kita No Taiko
HMV Stage, West Edmonton Mall
Contact Brenda

May 21-25 Asian Films: THE WORLD and BAD GUY
Metro Cinema Society
Zeidler Theatre in the Citadel
Metro Cinema Website

May 28 / May 30 Asian Canadian Comedy Nite Finale
More details to come.

May 31
10:30AM & 12:30PM
Wakaba-kai Japanese Dance Group
 - Traditional Japanese Dance and Song
St. Albert Public Libary Program Room
St. Anne Street and Birch Drive, St. Albert
Contact Brenda at 459-1541
Arden Theatre Website

All events are located in Edmonton, AB unless otherwise specified.  Area code is 780.  Weekend events are highlighted.

Information listed is subject to change without notice and accuracy is not 100% guaranteed.  Please contact the responsible organization for the latest information on each event.

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