TAIWANfest says “Kanpai, Japan!” in Toronto this year as the festival celebrates the cross-cultural exchange between the two Asian nations.
Taking place at Harbourfront Centre from August 25 to 27, the festival celebrates Canada 150 by promising “inspiring visual arts, exciting performances, tantalizing culinary treats, intriguing lifestyle experiences and lots of workshops as well as games.”
Programming this year includes a concert by Maestro Ken Hsieh, performances by popular guitarist and vocalist Sheng Xiang Lin, and Tokyo Chuo-Line as well as art exhibitions showcasing watercolours and creative origami.
Foodwise, check out the World Café for an array of Taiwanese and Japanese dishes, meanwhile, food-oriented entertainment also includes The Kitchen of Sweetness, an International Pan-Asian Culinary Invitational, and the Friendship Picnic.
When: August 24 to 27
Where: Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay West, Toronto
Price: Admission is free.