Community Papers

Celebrate Asian heritage at the Surrey Museum

— image credit:

The Surrey Museum presents Asian Heritage Day 2013 on May 4 from 1-4 p.m.

Explore Surrey's colourful and diverse Asian culture in this Asian Heritage Month at the museum, 11710 56A Ave.

Watch students from the Academy of Martial Arts display their skills. Learn about amazing Asian animals and make crafts. Listen to traditional Chinese instruments, and watch as the Sudnya Dance Academy presents the Bharata Natyam Indian dance. Learn about Asian culture and history with local groups from the Southeast Asian Cultural Heritage Society, Surrey Philippine Independence Day Society, Taiwanese Canadian Cultural Society, and Dragon Boat Canada. Discover the ancient art of Mongolian acupuncture with Mike Lang of the Health and Vitality Clinic. Chat with Professor Michael Howard about Southeast Asian textiles.

This event is For all ages, and is drop-in, by donation.

It runs Saturday from 1-4 p.m. Call 604-592-6956 for more information

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.