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February 2019
General Admission

Never-Ending Man: Hayao Miyazaki

February 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Metro Cinema Garneau Theatre,
8712 - 109 Street
Edmonton, T6G 1E9
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Never

In 2013, Academy Award-winning film director and animator Hayao Miyazaki announced his retirement at the age of 72.  He couldn’t shake his burning desire to create however, and after an encounter with young CGI animators, Miyazaki embarked on a new project to utilize CGI for the first time ever. But the artist, who has been adamant about hand-drawn animation, confronted many challenges that threaten to cancel the film. Can an old master who thinks he’s past his prime shine once…

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Free

Canada and China in 21st Century: Partnership or Conflict?

February 27 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
TELUS International Centre, University of Alberta,
11104 - 87 Avenue
Edmonton, T6G 0X8
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Gordon Houlden, CIUA

Canada’s diplomatic engagement with the People’s Republic of China will reach the 50 year mark next year.  The period since China’s economic reform began in 1978 under Deng Xiaoping has seen a steady expansion of economic linkages between Canada and China, notably Chinese investment in Alberta – $50 billion.  Immigration, tourism, and cultural exchanges have all flourished. But the detention of a senior Huawei executive on an extradition warrant in Vancouver, followed by the detention of two Canadian citizens in…

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March 2019
$5

CIE Movie Day – Operation Red Sea

March 2 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 pm
Cineplex Odeon Windermere,
6151 Currents Drive NW
Edmonton, T6W 0L9
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Operation-Red-Sea

Time: 9:30 am Saturday, March 2, 2019 Location: Cineplex Odeon Windermere & VIP Cinemas 6151 Currents Dr. NW, Edmonton, AB For tickets, contact: Dr. Man Luo 780 970 5233 man.luo@confuciusedmonton.ca

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Japanese Girl’s Festival

March 2 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
EJCA Centre,
6750 – 88 Street
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Hina Matsuri 2019 ENG

The Edmonton Japanese Community Association (EJCA) is a non-profit organization serving the Japanese Canadian community and anyone who has an interest in Japanese culture in the Edmonton area. The EJCA seeks to develop and support a vibrant Japanese community and to promote awareness of Japanese heritage and culture in Canada. Hina Dolls, Children's crafts and more Tea, Japanese pastries Hello Kitty rice crackers for children

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Kodomo no hi – Japanese Children’s Day

March 5 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
University of Alberta Botanic Garden,
Parkland County, Alberta, 5 km north of Devon on Hwy 60 T7Y 1C5
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Kodomo no hi – Japanese Children’s Day Date/Time Date(s) - May 5, 2019 11:00 am - 3:00 pm   In Japan, children have their own national holiday – Kodomo no hi or Children’s Day – celebrated on the fifth of May. Families raise carp-shaped streamers, display traditional dolls, and celebrate the happiness of children. At this family event, kids can make their own origami and crafts to take home. See dolls and other Children’s Day displays. Listen to a traditional…

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Nausicaä of the Valley of Wind

March 9 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Metro Cinema Garneau Theatre,
8712 - 109 Street
Edmonton, T6G 1E9
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NAUSICAA

A warrior and pacifist, Princess Nausicaä desperately struggles to prevent two warring nations from destroying themselves and their dying planet. March 9 at 1:00 pm – English dubbed, free admission for kids 12 & under Japan 1984, 117 min, Dir: Hayao Miyazaki Free admission fro kids 12 and under

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Free

Glow Festival 2019

March 23 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Boyle Street Plaza,
9538 103A Avenue
Edmonton, T5H 0J3
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glow 2019

Our 4th annual illuminated night parade will weave through our neighbourhood, featuring enormous animated lantern floats made by the community marking the spring equinox. GLOW is an illuminated night parade weaving through the Boyle Street neighbourhood, featuring enormous animated lanterns hand-made by the community.

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April 2019
Regular Admission applies

Ash is Purest White – Metro Cinema

April 9 @ 9:30 pm - 11:50 pm
Metro Cinema Garneau Theatre,
8712 - 109 Street
Edmonton, T6G 1E9
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Ash is Purest White

In an industrial city in China, a young dancer named Qiao falls in love with a mobster named Bin. When a fight breaks out between rival gangs, Qiao uses a gun to protect Bin and is sent to prison for five years.

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Free

Gold Mountain Dream

April 13 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
St Albert Place,
5 St. Anne Street
St Albert,
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Dumplings

If you love history, this is the event for you! Join us on Saturday, April 13 for scrumptious Chinese finger food and captivating short films expounding on the Gold Rushes in California, British Columbia and the Yukon. Films will run at 2:10 pm and 3:10 pm. Gold Mountain Dream is an exhibition created by the Royal BC Museum in collaboration with the Canadian Museum of History. Through meticulously chosen archival photographs and immersive storytelling, this exhibition illustrates the personal triumphs…

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Regular admission applies

Ramen Shop – Metro Cinema

April 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Metro Cinema Garneau Theatre,
8712 - 109 Street
Edmonton, T6G 1E9
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Ramen Shop

When a young ramen chef from Japan finds his late Singaporean mother’s journal, he takes it with him to her native country, hoping to put together the story of his family and his life.

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