TaiwanFest 2013

Telus TaiwanFest 2013

TELUS TaiwanFest returns to Downtown Vancouver. Celebrate great culinary tradition with Vancouver’s only Street Banquet featuring top chefs from Taiwan. Don’t miss the first Downtown Concert with Vancouver Metropolitan Orchestra conducted by Ken Hsieh. While you are at the festival, experience the magic of Chinese medicine. Other programs include a Bubble Tea making contest, Cross Century Ship Exhibition and lots more.

When: Saturday, August 31, 2013 to Monday, September 2, 2013
Hours: 12pm to 10pm
Where: 750 Hornby Street, Vancouver, V6Z2Y7
Price: Free!
Contact: 604-263-9311
Web site url: www.taiwanfest.ca

Festival highlights

Music

Aug. 31: Musical Symphony at the Harbour, conducted by Ken Hsieh (8:30 p.m., VAG Plaza)

Sept. 1: Rachel Liang, Princess Balenge (8 p.m., VAG Plaza)

Sept. 2: Music of Love and Compassion with Tzu Chi Children Choir (12 p.m., VAG Plaza)

Culinary

Aug. 31: Farm-to-Table, A Culinary adventure, Christine Liu and Stephen Aspinall (3 p.m., 700 Granville)

Sept. 1: Hot and Spicy Chef — Cheng-chung Chen (3 p.m., 700 Granville)

Sept. 1: The Brave Chef — Ching-yung Chen (1 p.m., 700 Granville)

Sept. 2: The Brave Chef — Ching-yung Chen (1 p.m., 700 Granville)

Visual arts

The Ship Show — Exhibit of Taiwanese shipbuilder Chuan-jui Hung (Aug. 31, 10 a.m.; Sept. 1-2, 11 a.m.)

 

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