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Saturday, October 1, 2016 — 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM EDT

 Canada, China, Korea and JapanVibrant performances, fun and interactive booths, and delicious food await you at this year's East Asian Festival: Family and Culture Day.

Family and friends are welcome to attend this open event.  Enjoy face painting, learn Chinese, Japanese, and Korean calligraphy, and try on the traditional costumes of the featured countries. Plus don't forget to visit the raffle table!

The Festival raises funds for the growth and promotion of Renison University College's East Asian Studies program in order to build community spirit and develop cultural and educational opportunities with Pacific Rim countries.

Let us know you're coming on the East Asian Festival's event page.

Great raffle prizes!

Prizes from:  
Bench Craft Leather Dutch Mill Flowers
East Side Mario's Framing & Arts Centre
Kitchener Golf Kitchener Rangers
KW Symphony Maple Leaf Sports + Entertainment
Renison University College              Simpson Print
Ten Thousand Villages Traces Screen Printing
University of Waterloo Waterloo Region Museum
Waterloo Taxi  

Entertainment

  • Kabuki make-up demonstration
  • WCCA Women's Club
  • Sakuramai Toronto - Yosakoi Dance Group
  • Sakura Japanese School Children's performance
  • Taiji sword demonstration
  • Chinese folk songs
  • NaRae Korean Dance Ensemble
  • Erhu performance
  • Tibetan music
  • Mochi pounding
  • and much more...

Supporters

The Consulate-General of Japan 

The Consulate-General of the Republic of Korea

Gold Level

University of Waterloo                       The Confucius Institute of WaterlooToyoto Motor Manufacturing Canada

Waterloo Region Record Community Partnerships Program

Guelph Mercury Community Partnerships Program


Silver Level

Clarke L. Melville Law Firm

GDI Integrated Facility Services

Keiko Belair


Bronze Level

Erb & Erb Insurance Brokers Ltd.

Thank you to our Volunteers

Eri Burns Xuechao Chen Qingzhen Deng
Amy Diao Brenda Doyle Jan Elgie
Renee Ha Kyoko Imamura Yuki Kato
Mayako Kobayashi Wei Li Rick MacNeil
Miki Matsuoka Miyuki Matsuoka Mizusa Morii
Itsuko Oka Alyssa Oke Cathy Plunkett
Yoshiko Shibayama Renee Wang Haiyi Yan
Lily Yu Xuan Zhou  
EVENT COMMITTEE    
Karrie Cornies Young Gon Kim Kumiko Kunizane
Yan Li Fumie Shimoda Jeff Wilson
STAFF SUPPORT  
Caroline Tanswell Tracey Antonio
Brendon Bedford Colin Durkin
Cost 
Free admission
Location 
REN - Renison University College
240 Westmount Road North
Waterloo, ON N2L 3G4
Canada

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