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Asian Heritage Month Photo & Art Exhibition Opening Event

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INVITATION | Canada 150-Asian Heritage Month Opening Events and Art and Photo Exhibition at Metro Hall Rotunda


OPENING CEREMONY WITH PRESENTATIONS

CANADA 150-ASIAN HERITAGE MONTH FESTIVAL 2017 &

ART AND PHOTO EXHIBITION AT METRO HALL ROTUNDA

FREE ADMISSION: Please register on Eventbrite

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/asian-heritage-month-photo-art-exhibition-opening-event-tickets-33214022034

Sunday, April 30, 2917, 2 pm

Metro Hall Rotunda, 55 John Street

Reception follows - sponsored by Mr. Justin Poy

Details and poster at http://www.vmacch.ca/alpha/events/index.html

Metro Hall Rotunda, 55 John Street (SE corner of King St. & John ST.)

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By Subway: St. Andrew Station

By Streetcar: #503 Kingston; #504 King; #510 Spadina and #514 Cherry (exit at King and York Stop)

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Welcome Address

by Mr. Justin Poy, Patron, Asian Heritage Month-CFACI

Featured talks by Chinese Canadian Legend Award Recipients

In this special year celebrating Canada 150, the photo exhibition will be on "Diversity - Fusion - Unity" with about 80 photographs by members of the Chinese Canadian Photographic Society of Toronto (CCPST), including special exhibits of photographs by Mr. Stephen Siu, Chair of Chinese Canadian Photographic Society of Toronto and by Honourary Advisor, Award-Winning Photographer Mr. Tam Kam Chiu.

Mr. Justin Poy, CFACI’s Honourary Patron, will present a talk on “The Evolution of Chinese Contemporary Art”, accompanied by a slide presentation. He has been mounting art exhibits in Toronto and in parts of China featuring very famous pieces of contemporary art (all done by Chinese artists), many pieces of which are done by the military. On May 20th he will be having the first Canadian Asian Heritage Month at exhibition in China, a joint art show in collaboration with Canadian artists.

Mr. Stephen Siu will talk about "Unity and Diversity". He will use photographs to depict the theme of Canada 150, showing slides from Chinese Canadian Photographic Society of Toronto members, including Mr Tam Kam Chiu, CCPST president Edwin Ho and some other members, apart from his own pictures.

RECEPTION FOLLOWS (sponsored by Mr. Justin Poy)

Co-Organizers: Asian Heritage Month—Canadian Foundation for Asian Culture (Central Ontario) Inc.; Justin Poy Agency; Chinese Canadian Photography Society of Toronto; WE Artists’ Group; Toronto Public Library; York Centre for Asian Research, York University; Social Services Network

Asian Heritage Month Festival is partially funded by the Government of Canada through the Department of Canadian Heritage and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council

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