Fri­day-Sun­day (Au­gust 24-26), Har­bourfront Cen­tre

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The largest Tai­wanese fes­ti­val in Canada re­turns to Har­bourfront Cen­tre for three days of food, mu­sic, dance, poetry and film. Now in its 29th year, Taiwanfest fo­cuses on nur­tur­ing cul­tural con­nec­tions between other Asian coun­tries, with an em­pha­sis on the Philip­pines this year. In between gulps of bub­ble tea and bites of adobo chicken, en­joy live en­ter­tain­ment from Tai­wanese cel­list Jamie Chan, neo-Filipino folk-dance troupe HATAW and the

Auba Rukai Chil­dren’s Choir, which hails from the Rukai in­dige­nous tribe in Tai­wan and per­forms an­ces­tral folk songs in tra­di­tional cos­tume. Har­bourfront Cen­tre (235 Queens Quay W). Free. taiwanfest.ca.

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