2007 Calendar of Events, Page 1

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Events directly organized and supported by the Ottawa Asian Heritage Month Society

5th Annual Gala Concert

April 28, 7:30pm
Admission: $20

Sponsored by the Canadian Museum of Civilization

Era 21 Networking Breakfast for Young Canadians in Partnership with J'Nikira Dinqinesh Education Centre (JDEC)
May 3, 7:00am to 9:30am
Admission: Invitation Only

Sponsored by the Royal Bank of Canada

Asian Heritage Month Kick-off Celebration
May 3, 4:30pm to 6:30pm
Admission: Free, registration required

Sponsored by Canadian Heritage

"Lady of Fragrance"
May 24, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Admission: Invitation Only

Statue Unveiling and Tsin Van Recognition

May 28, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Admission: Invitation Only

Senator Vivienne Poy Asian of the Year Award

Asian Heritage Month Appreviate Reception
May 30, 6:30pm to 9:30pm
Admission: Initation Only

Ottawa Police Service and Asian Heritage Month Partnership
May 1, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Admission: Free

Banner unveiling and open house

Language Class
May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Admission: Free, registration required.

An introduction to the Korean language.

Dr.Xiao-Chun Wu presents the Talisman Energy Fossil Gallery
May 8, 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Admission: Free

Galitcha in Concert
May 11, 8:00 pm
Admission: $15 students, $20 adults

Canadian Tulip Festival
May 11-21
Admission: Free

Japan and other Asian nations

Demonstration: Japanese Tea Ceremony Lecture(French)
May 15,  7:00pm to 9:00pm
Admission: Free

Concert: Music of Japan and the World with Mr. Tarahara
May 16, 7:30pm
Admission: Free, registration required

Inaugural Concert for the Canadian Society for Indian Classical Music (CSICM)
May 18-20, All day
Admission: Admission: $15 students, $20 adults

Featuring:Adam Duncan, Pandit Samir Chaterjee, Kanika Thakar, Vinay Bhide Music Group

May 18-20, All day
Admission: Before April 15 - $25, After $30

Haiku Canada's 30th Anniversary Weekend Conference

Ottawa Martial Arts Show
May 19, 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Admission: $10 students, $15 adults

Organized by the Ottawa Chinese Community Service Centre

Cathedral Arts Asian Dinner and Concert with Soprano, Nicole Cabell
May 19, 5:30pm
Admission: Dinner & Platinum Ticket - $100; Concert Only - $40, $25, students $15

Ikebana (Flower Arranging) Class
May 23, 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Admission: Free, registration require

Presented by Zenteriors Gallery

Traditional Dress and Tea Presentation of Africa and Asia
May 26, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Admission: $5 per person or $10 per family (Tea included)

Turkish Language Class
May 26, 11:00am to 12:30pm
Admission: Free, registration required

Presented by Tulu Academy

Healthy is Wealth Fair at the Bronson Centre
May 27, 10:00am to 3:00pm
Admission: Free

Turkish Cusine Demonstration and Talk
May 27, 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Admission: Free, registration required

Chinese Canadian Heritage Centre Cultural Evening
May 27, 7:00pm - 9:30pm
Admission: Free

Seminar: Hong Kong-Canada Business Association
Date: TBA
Admission: TBA

Events Presented by: Embassy of Indonesia
55 Parkdale Ave, Ottawa
Info: 613-724-1100, info@indonesia-ottawa.

Seminar: Islam in Indonesia - Road to Democracy
May 6, 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Admission: Free

Bali and Javanese Dance Workshop (children & adults)
May 20, 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Admission: Free

Wood and Bamboo Musical Instrument Workshop
May 20, 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Admission: Free

Wayang (Shadow Puppet) Workshop for Children
May 27, 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Admission: Free

Real Canadian Superstore
190 Richmond Rd, Ottawa
Info: Ms. Pat Wilson, freshtwist@rogers.com, Tel: 613-722-9599
Admission: Free

Cooking Demonstrations:
     May 2: Noon to 1:00pm - Indonesian cuisine with Mrs. Panji
     May 2: 5:00pm to 6:00pm - Nepali cuisine with Mrs. Ghimire
     May 9: Noon to 1:00pm - Indian cuisine with Ms. Verma
    May 16: Noon to 1:00pm - Thai cuisine with Mr.Tongsa
    May 23: Noon to 1:00pm - Vietnamese cuisine with Ms. Nguyen
    May 30: Noon to 1:00pm - Korean vuisine with Mrs. Park
    May 31: 7:00pm to 9:00pm, Oriental evening cuisine with Ms. Nguyen

Library and Archives Canada
395 Wellington Street, Ottawa
Auditorium, Library and Archives Canada

Indonesian Film Night
May 7, 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Admission: Free

CCNC Film Night
May 14, 7:30pm
Admission: Free, registration required (613-992-2618)

In partnership with Canadian Heritage and LAC

Explore Chinese Culture
May 15, 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Admission: Free

Arts and music with the experts!

The Writers Festival presents Michael Ondaatje
May 16, 7:30pm
Admission: $12, $10 students/seniors, $8 festival member

Mushfiq Ensemble Concert (Afghani traditional music)
May 18, 7:30pm
Admission: $20 door, $15 in advance

Broken English Writing Competition 2007 Awards Night
May 28, 7:30pm to 9:00pm
Admission: $5

Hot Peppers Resturant
201 Queen St. Ottawa
Tickets avaible at both Hot Peppers locations, 613-232-4687

May 4: Ana Miura (www.anamiura.com) Tickets $20, fundraiser for OAHMS
May 5, 11, 12, 19: See www.hot-peppers.ca for more listings!
May 25, 26: joSH (www.planetjosh.com)
May 29: President of OAHMS Frank Ling, C.M., H.E. Ambassador Beatrix Valle (Honduras), accompanied by Ken Finley. Tickets $45; fundraiser for AsiaNetwork Young Writer's Award.

Ottawa Public Library
Auditorium, Ottawa Public Library, Main Branch
120 Metcalfe St., Ottawa

An Evening of Asian Architecture
May 3, 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Admission: Free

Indian Community of Ottawa Film Screening
May 10, 6:00pm
Admission: Free

An Evening with Vietnamese Community
May 17, 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Admission: Free, donation welcome

Exhibition and folk arts performances

In celebration of Asian Teas
May 31, 6:30 to 8:30
Admission: Free, donations welcome

Stepping Stones Art Gallery
849 Nicholson Ave, Ottawa
Admission: Registration required for all events
Info: info@steppingstonesgallery.net
Tel: 613-739-4649

Japanese Tea Ceremony and Scripts of Asia Exhibition
May 5 - 6, 2:00pm to 3:30pm and 5:00pm to 7:30pm
Admission: $5

Asian Knot-Tying Workshop with Samantha Lee
May 5, 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Admission: $10 (including materials)

Japanese Calligraphy Workshop with Peter V.Quenter
May 5, 2:00pm to 3:00pm 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Admission: $10 (including materials)

Turkish Ebru Paper Marbling with Dr.Salim Sahin
May 6, 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Admission: $10 (including materials)

Henna Workshop from Afghanistan with Mushfiq Hashimi
May 11, 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Admission: $10 (including materials)

Afghani Calligraphy with Master Calligrapher Mushfiq Mashimi
May 11, 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Admission: $10 (including materials)

The Ancient Art of Korean Calligraphy with Mrs.Lessun Kim
May 12, 1:00pm to 2:30pm and 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Admission: $5 (including materials)