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Vancouver’s Taiwanese Canadian Cultural Festival

Taiwanese Canadian Cultural Festival

The Taiwanese Canadian Cultural Festival is Vancouver’s celebration of Taiwanese and Canadian artists. It features performances, exhibitions and more in July.

The fifth annual Taiwanese Canadian Cultural Festival took place in downtown Vancouver on the Canada Day Weekend and the first week of July. In 2023 the festival ran from June 30th until July 8th. The exact dates for the festival in 2024 are to be confirmed.

 


For the event’s official website, visit tccfestival.ca.


 

Taiwanese Festival View from the Stage

 

Taiwanese Canadian Cultural Festival in Vancouver

The Taiwanese Canadian Cultural Festival is a showcase of talented artists from Taiwan and Vancouver. The series of events takes place at different locations across Metro Vancouver, and the festival as a whole is organized by the Taiwanese Canadian Cultural Society.

Each year the festival offers a variety of art to explore. There are often sculptures on display to view and musical performances by local artists to enjoy. Other events include traditional dance performances, movie screenings and theatrical plays.

In 2023 the festival’s dates were June 30th to July 8th. The events take place at the Vancouver Art Gallery’s North Plaza, the Vancouver Playhouse and the ANNEX.

 

Vancouver Taiwanese Festival

 

2023 Festival Program

In 2023 the Taiwanese Canadian Cultural Festival ran from June 30th until July 8th. There were 14 performing groups from both Canada and Taiwan. This past year’s festival featured outdoor and indoor events.

The festival’s outdoor activities took place at the Vancouver Art Gallery from June 30th to July 2nd. There were multicultural performances, workshops, art exhibitions and kids’ crafts to enjoy. Films were also available to watch online with Taiwan Cinema from July 4th to 8th.

In addition to the free activities, there were four ticketed concerts in 2023. The Taiwan Yangqin Orchestra and Orchid Ensemble of Vancouver performed at the ANNEX at 7:30 pm on June 30th. The Taiwan Yangqin Orchestra performed at the ANNEX on July 1st as well, at both 2:00 pm and 4:30 pm. Then, on July 8th, the Vancouver Pops Orchestra & Choir performed at the Vancouver Playhouse at 7:00 pm. Tickets for each concert in 2023 cost between about $10 and $20.

The festival program for 2024 is to be confirmed closer to the event date.

 


For tickets and the event’s official website, visit tccfestival.ca.


 

Taiwanese Canadian Cultural Festival

 

Schedule of Outdoor Performances

The outdoor entertainment at the Vancouver Art Gallery’s North Plaza ran from June 30th to July 2nd in 2023. This past year’s performance schedule is listed below.

 

Friday, June 30th, 2023

  • 1:30 pm – Atayal Taiwan First Nation M-yu Dancers
  • 2:00 pm – Jin Yu Yuan Puppet Theatre
  • 2:20 pm – TCCS Line Dance
  • 2:50 pm – Atayal Taiwan First Nation M-yu Dancers
  • 3:20 pm – Jin Yu Yuan Puppet Theatre
  • 3:50 pm – Da Space Fitness
  • 5:10 pm – Opening Ceremony
  • 6:10 pm – Atayal Taiwan First Nation M-yu Dancers
  • 7:00 pm – Jin Yu Yuan Puppet Theatre
  • 7:30 pm – XL The Band

 

Saturday, July 1st, 2023

  • 11:30 am – Atayal Taiwan First Nation M-yu Dancers
  • 12:00 pm – Jin Yu Yuan Puppet Theatre
  • 12:30 pm – Mozaico Flamenco
  • 2:00 pm – Tawahum Bige
  • 3:00 pm – Atayal Taiwan First Nation M-yu Dancers
  • 3:40 pm – Jin Yu Yuan Puppet Theatre
  • 4:00 pm – Moving Forward Dance Group
  • 4:50 pm – Atayal Taiwan First Nation M-yu Dancers
  • 5:40 pm – Jin Yu Yuan Puppet Theatre
  • 6:30 pm – West Coast Chicago

 

Sunday, July 2nd, 2023

  • 11:30 am – Taiwan Yangqin Orchestra
  • 12:20 pm – Jin Yu Yuan Puppet Theatre / Atayal Taiwan First Nation M-yu Dancers
  • 1:30 pm – Taiwanese Canadian Ensemble
  • 2:40 pm – Brazilian Swag
  • 3:40 pm – Atayal Taiwan First Nation M-yu Dancers
  • 4:40 pm – Taiwan Yangqin Orchestra / Jin Yu Yuan Puppet Theatre
  • 5:40 pm – Taiwan Trio Closing Show

 

Taiwanese Performers in Traditional Costumes

 

Other Information

For more information about the festival, visit the official Taiwanese Canadian Cultural Festival website.

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