Calendar

May
15
Sat
China – Dunhuang + Wisdom of Confucius + Hong Kong (SAR)
May 15 @ 3:00 pm

Note: The 2021 Asian Heritage Month Proceedings are online only.

The video or other content is scheduled for this date will be released at 3pm the day of the event (or earlier). watch the website for details. We are planning to do YouTube Livestreeming events, so subcribe to the channel and turn the notification bell on. 

Before watching the Main Attraction Video, Please watch O Canada as performed by Miss Katelyn Mohan and this greeting from Markham Mayor Frank Scarpitti

Ladies and Gentlemen, Girls and Boys.  Please stand and sing O Canada.  If you are wearing a baseball cap, please remove it  Thank you!.

Official Welcome from Frank Scarpitti Mayor of Markam
(Honorary Patron of Asian Heritage Month)

Greetings and Welcome from Nancy Siew
(co Chair) Asian Heritage GTA

Just Hold Your Head High (2021 AHM Theme Song)

Dedicated to our front line workers and all those who
are suffering due to curent Global Pandemic

Written and Performed by

Peter Tuason

With the permission of The Embassy of China in Canada

Here are some videos on Confucius and his most quotable sayings

Hong Kong (SAR)

Scenic Cycling in Hong Kong (1-min)

Good news for cyclists, as an 11km cycling track across a scenic route along a river and through a wetland valley opens. It marks the completion of a 60km bikeway between Tuen Mun and Ma On Shan in the New Territories. There are plenty of cultural attractions along the way and facilities for riders to rest and re-charge en route.

Fine Dining During COVID: Tips, Strategies & Recipes

Video one: (4-min 15-sec)
Video two: (4-min 37-sec)
Heritage Tourism Brands has launched a video series in which chefs from the hotels’ fine-dining restaurants talked about how they overcame challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Business of Art (4-min)

The Economist has created a video and an infographic to demonstrate how has Hong Kong’s art market and cultural scene not just survived but thrived amidst the pandemic.

Infographic: Hong Kong: Asia’s Art Capital

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The Smartest Link in the Chain  (4-min 38-sec)

The Economist created a video and an infographic to demonstrate how Hong Kong, with its unique strengths, is set to bounce back as an even more resilient regional and global logistics hub.

Infographic: BUILDING THE SUPPLY CHAINS OF THE FUTURE

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May
16
Sun
A trip to Taiwan and St. John Ambulance Youths
May 16 @ 3:00 pm

Note: The 2021 Asian Heritage Month Proceedings are online only.

The video or other content is scheduled for this date will be released at 3pm the day of the event (or earlier). watch the website for details. We are planning to do YouTube Livestreeming events, so subcribe to the channel and turn the notification bell on. 

Before watching the Main Attraction Video, Please watch O Canada as performed by Miss Katelyn Mohan and this greeting from Markham Mayor Frank Scarpitti

Ladies and Gentlemen, Girls and Boys.  Please stand and sing O Canada.  If you are wearing a baseball cap, please remove it  Thank you!.

Official Welcome from Frank Scarpitti Mayor of Markam
(Honorary Patron of Asian Heritage Month)

Greetings and Welcome from Nancy Siew
(co Chair) Asian Heritage GTA

Just Hold Your Head High (2021 AHM Theme Song)

Dedicated to our front line workers and all those who
are suffering due to curent Global Pandemic

Written and Performed by

Peter Tuason

May
22
Sat
India and Taj Mahal + Quotes from Gandhi
May 22 @ 3:00 pm

Note: The 2021 Asian Heritage Month Proceedings are online only.

The video or other content is scheduled for this date will be released at 3pm the day of the event (or earlier). watch the website for details. We are planning to do YouTube Livestreeming events, so subcribe to the channel and turn the notification bell on. 

Before watching the Main Attraction Video, Please watch O Canada as performed by Miss Katelyn Mohan and this greeting from Markham Mayor Frank Scarpitti

Ladies and Gentlemen, Girls and Boys.  Please stand and sing O Canada.  If you are wearing a baseball cap, please remove it  Thank you!.

Official Welcome from Frank Scarpitti Mayor of Markam
(Honorary Patron of Asian Heritage Month)

Greetings and Welcome from Nancy Siew
(co Chair) Asian Heritage GTA

Just Hold Your Head High (2021 AHM Theme Song)

Dedicated to our front line workers and all those who
are suffering due to curent Global Pandemic

Written and Performed by

Peter Tuason

Enjoy these videos + Quotes from Gandhi


This Egyptian Short Film “The Other Pair” is Based On A Situation Of Ghandi’s Life

May
23
Sun
Pakistan + Chef Frankies wonton recipe
May 23 @ 3:00 pm

Note: The 2021 Asian Heritage Month Proceedings are online only.

The video or other content is scheduled for this date will be released at 3pm the day of the event (or earlier). watch the website for details. We are planning to do YouTube Livestreeming events, so subcribe to the channel and turn the notification bell on. 

Before watching the Main Attraction Video, Please watch O Canada as performed by Miss Katelyn Mohan and this greeting from Markham Mayor Frank Scarpitti

Ladies and Gentlemen, Girls and Boys.  Please stand and sing O Canada.  If you are wearing a baseball cap, please remove it  Thank you!.

Official Welcome from Frank Scarpitti Mayor of Markam
(Honorary Patron of Asian Heritage Month)

Greetings and Welcome from Nancy Siew
(co Chair) Asian Heritage GTA

Just Hold Your Head High (2021 AHM Theme Song)

Dedicated to our front line workers and all those who
are suffering due to curent Global Pandemic

Written and Performed by

Peter Tuason

In Case You Missed It, here is Chef Franky Yeungs video and Recipe for Wonton

Celebrity Chef Franky Yeung.

Chef Yeung has been in the restaurant business for over 40 years.  He also teaches in Community Colleges and runs a class regularly (before COVID).  His specialty is exquisite carvings to adorn the dishes.  

WONTON recipes 

Ingredients: 

Pork/chicken/beef/vegetarian  (If you do not eat meat, substitute with vegetables.)

Large shrimps 

1 egg

White pepper    salt    sugar    starch    chicken broth mix

Pastry to wrap (Available in Chinese grocery stores)

Won Ton Noodles (Wonton Mien in Cantonese)

Tips:

  1. Peel shrimps.  Save the shells for the broth.  Cook broth.
  2. Take out tiny black guts from back of shrimps.
  3. Use only egg white.

Cooking procedure:  See demonstrations.  

For Wonton:

  1.  Cut shrimps into small pcs and mix with meat.
  2. Add salt, sugar etc. according to taste.
  3. Wrap shrimp paste in small wonton pastry.
  4. Cook in soup.  They float up when done.
  5. Cook noodles in water briefly.  Flush with cold water. Cook quickly again in clean water.

For Sweet and Sour wonton:  (Gum Lo Won Ton in Cantonese)

  1.  Wrap small amount of ingredient in big pastry wrappers
  2. Prepare the sauce: pineapple, onions, green/red peppers.  Add sugar, vinegar accdg. To taste
  3. Deep-fry wonton.  Expands quickly but be sure that meat is cooked.  When oil bubbles = ready.

ENJOY!

 

May
29
Sat
Vietnam’s Boat People and The Joyful Philippino Cultural Performances
May 29 @ 3:00 pm

Note: The 2021 Asian Heritage Month Proceedings are online only.

The video or other content is scheduled for this date will be released at 3pm the day of the event (or earlier). watch the website for details. We are planning to do YouTube Livestreeming events, so subcribe to the channel and turn the notification bell on. 

Before watching the Main Attraction Video, Please watch O Canada as performed by Miss Katelyn Mohan and this greeting from Markham Mayor Frank Scarpitti

Ladies and Gentlemen, Girls and Boys.  Please stand and sing O Canada.  If you are wearing a baseball cap, please remove it  Thank you!.

Official Welcome from Frank Scarpitti Mayor of Markam
(Honorary Patron of Asian Heritage Month)

Greetings and Welcome from Nancy Siew
(co Chair) Asian Heritage GTA

Just Hold Your Head High (2021 AHM Theme Song)

Dedicated to our front line workers and all those who
are suffering due to curent Global Pandemic

Written and Performed by

Peter Tuason

Philippene Cultural Dance videos as selected by Peter Tuason

Another Philippene Cultural Dance –Bahay Kubo by Lea Salonga

Bambo Dance

Dahil Sayo (Because of You) performed by Nat King Cole during his Asia show concert.

May
30
Sun
3PM is presentation to be announced soon
May 30 @ 2:45 pm

Note: The 2021 Asian Heritage Month Proceedings are online only.

The video or other content is scheduled for this date will be released at 3pm the day of the event (or earlier). watch the website for details. We are planning to do YouTube Livestreeming events, so subcribe to the channel and turn the notification bell on. 

Before watching the Main Attraction Video, Please watch O Canada as performed by Miss Katelyn Mohan and this greeting from Markham Mayor Frank Scarpitti

Ladies and Gentlemen, Girls and Boys.  Please stand and sing O Canada.  If you are wearing a baseball cap, please remove it  Thank you!.

Official Welcome from Frank Scarpitti Mayor of Markam
(Honorary Patron of Asian Heritage Month)

Greetings and Welcome from Nancy Siew
(co Chair) Asian Heritage GTA

Just Hold Your Head High (2021 AHM Theme Song)

Dedicated to our front line workers and all those who
are suffering due to curent Global Pandemic

Written and Performed by

Peter Tuason