In Reflection Across the Shore

2022 ACSEA featured event

Previous Next In Reflection Across the Shore August 5 – November 6 2022 | Museum of Vancouver During the pandemic, two artists found guidance and solace from the natural environment within their surroundings. The exhibition reflects the development of their art practices within the limitations of travel. They relied on the local ecological and cultural … Read more


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Kanatal [ga-na-dal] means “island” in the Amis language, referring to the small island of Taiwan. The coastline surrounding us is at once an entrance and an exit: different ethnic groups live together on the island and connect with the world through the ocean. Four talented Indigenous musicians come together with their multi-ethnic backgrounds, the epitome of an island society, creating explosive harmony that boldly crosses borders.

LunarFest 2022

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Tigers are solitary creatures and not one tiger is alike. For humans, each of us has a unique soul, and our differences form the treasures of humanity. Tigers are humble animals, known for their patience and determination. For humans, these traits are virtues that often determine whether one is accomplished or just ordinary.

The Lantern City 2022

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Vancouver is a young city.
Her youth is exhibited in nature, always refreshing and vibrant.
Her youth is displayed by the people, always curious and imaginative.
Her youth is celebrated by the movements, always progressive and provocative.

Lanterns are an art form long in existence.
It functions as a light.
It serves as an inspiration.
It is also known as a celebration.

TAIWANfest 2021

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Culture is defined by the Merriam-Webster dictionary as the customary beliefs, social forms, and material traits of a racial, religious, or social group. A stereotype is a standardized mental picture that is held in common towards members of a group and that represents an oversimplified opinion, prejudiced attitude, or uncritical judgment. Both “culture” and “stereotype” are two words often used without consciously differentiating distinctions and because of Canada’s multiculturalism, our society is always facing these challenges.

Whispers of the Soul

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Inspired by the knowledge that humanity connects us all, “Whispers of the Soul” is a story about a young girl who goes on a magical adventure, learning both the importance of respecting values and honoring all communities.

LunarFest 2021

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Family is where everything begins. Like a comma, it gives us the breathing room for never ending thoughts; it’s the place first to shape our perspectives navigating the world. Like a period, it is often the place where a journey finds its conclusion or prepares for a fresh start.

Coastal Lunar Lanterns 2021 Family Ties


In 2019, a group of Indigenous artists embraced the idea of celebrating the Lunar New Year tradition in the form of Coastal Lunar Lanterns, a collaborative project between LunarFest Vancouver and Tourism Vancouver that aims to make Vancouver the top North American destination for Lunar New Year celebrations.

A Musical Banquet

A Musical Banquet

One of the most important Lunar New Year celebrations is having a grand feast with your friends and family. In Taiwan, street banquets are known for being sumptuous and delicious. World-renowned Chai Found Music Workshop brings their chamber-music interpretation to Canada for the first time. Celebrate the Lunar New Year like no other with “A Musical Banquet: A Feast of Sumptuous Classical Music.”

Coastal Lunar Lanterns 2020

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These lanterns are created with the designs of Indigenous artists from the Stó:lō, Dené, Musqueam, and Tsleil-Waututh nations in 2020 to celebrate one of the most important traditions in Asia – Lunar New Year.