The closing ceremony of the Asian Heritage Month of May celebrated the multi-talents of the Asian members of the City at the Forks last May 28 and 29.
Various Asian organizations had participated to showcase the pageantry of the Asian dances, the prowess of the two well known singers, the intricate movements of martial arts, the ever-popular hip-hop, and the musically induced exercises, making the Forks for two consecutive days as a venue for the vibrant Asian talents and achievers.
“This performance at the Forks is a collaborative effort of the different Asian performing arts, focusing on the varied talents of our Asian community. I am proud and humbled by the passions of the performers who had been willing to showcase their talents,” said Julie Javier, chairperson of the Asian Heritage Society of Manitoba. “We are proud as Asians.”
The following participants were: Tiffany Ponce, Allan Wong, X Lion-Lon Dance Group, Manitoba Great Wall Performing Arts, Indian School of Dance, Winnipeg Sikaran Arnis Academy (Ms. Kelly Legaspi), Colors of Indonesia, U-Can Flow- Tai Chi Group, Sunny Fitness Dance, Sunshine Dance Group, Happy Sister Dance Group, Friendly Chinese Dance Association, The Manitoba Chinese Tribune, Coffee Man, Team X- Men, Manitoba Kendo Club, West Kildonan Bhangra Fusion, Bhangra Dancer, Villamor Filipino Martial Arts, May Young, Amber Trails Hip-Hop Tinikling Group, Soran Bushi Dance Group, Tracma Canada,Sun Hee Chao Dance Academy, Manitoba Women Assn. Group and the Manitoba Korean Dance Group.
Photos by Brian Mesian | Filipino Journal