TAIWANfest Performance - The Stories of Tian Jin

The Stories of Tian Jin

Tian Jin Temple is back again! Feel the beat in your feet and tap away to the sound of their drums during their performance on the stage! Afterwards come to their booth on 600 block of Granville Street to listen to their fascinating stories – learn how you can particpate in the many activities they offer….

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Vancouver Okinawa Taiko

Vancouver Okinawa Taiko, formerly known as Yuaikai Ryukyu Taiko, is an Okinawan Taiko Dance Group that was formed in 2004. The group aims to share Okinawan Folk performing arts, which combine Okinawan style drumming, dancing and music….

TAIWANfest Performance - Strange Breed

Strange Breed

Strange Breed are a 4 piece, all queer, all female garage rock band based out of Vancouver, BC. Sounding like every 90’s riot grrrl fans’ feminist wet dream, with an unexpected modern rock twist….

TAIWANfest Performance

Moving in the Clouds – Tai Chi

Founded by Master Paul Tam in Richmond, the CLF Kung Fu Club is dedicated to upholding traditions and practices that are highly valued in Chinese culture by means of kung fu. Master Tam has been professionally trained in martial arts for over 3 decades and specializes in both the arts of Choy Lee Fat and Chen’s Tai Chi….

TAIWANfest Charity - SWACT


Enjoying TAIWANfest? Have you experienced something new and exciting in our Dialogues with Asia series? Do you have ideas to share, or want to be a part of the development process….

TAIWANfest Hope Talk - Pinoy Love in Taipei

Pinoy Love in Taipei

Alone and far away from home, migrant Philippine brethren and sistren in Taiwan are always lonely and homesick. Gen Huang, who married into a Taiwanese family, founded the PhilTai platform online, developing a platform for compatriots in different countries around the world to provide support for their Philippine sistren in Taiwan..

TAIWANfest Film - Tidal Traces

Tidal Traces

Tidal Traces is a 360° video VR dance piece that places viewers in the centre of the performance. In it, three characters explore a new and uncertain world—moving between tranquility and ominousness, beauty and peril….

TAIWANfest Film - Blind Vaysha

Blind Vaysha VR

Vaysha is not like other little girls: she was born with a left eye that sees only the past and a right eye that sees only the future, and she cannot live in the present. Should she poke out one of her eyes so that she can live in the other’s temporal reality? Or is she doomed to perceive the world from this perplexing perspective…

TAIWANfest Performance - Frogpile


Frogpile, composed of frontman Jordan Heaney, guitarist Brian Tancredi, drummer Chris Marriott and bassist Bartek Danel, are slyly posing as an alternative rock group made up of (mostly) good, Canadian kids….

TAIWANfest Performance - CRAS


CRAS is a four-piece Blink-182-like Pop Punk band from Vancouver. Just released their debut EP Morning Wood in 2018; CRAS’s music is diversified from catchy melody pop punk songs to gang vocals with emotional turbulence….

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