Tarun Nayar's 2011 festival endorsement video still cracks us up! His constructive suggestions on how you can contribute to the Hapa movement at the 1:20 mark. Catch Tarun at our 2014 Mixed Voices Raised event on Sept 24.
Live and direct from Oz,
Folkfest favourites OKA is starting off Hapa-palooza Month in style with guest dancer Ashley Lopez and BWB DJs Lady Ra and Tspoon (Mixed Voices Raised 2014 speaker)
September 5, 2014
The Biltmore Cabaret
Doors 8pm, Show starts 9pm
$15 advance, more at the door
Get your Hapa dance party on!
We'll see you there!
We are so excited to unveil our 2014 programming. 6 days, 8 events, and a smorgasbord of mixed talent and celebration.
Sept 23-27 Hapa Pop-up Shop and Hyphen Art Exhibit Opens
Sept 24 Mixed Voices Raised - Stories that Shape Us with speakers including CBC's Margaret Gallagher and Delhi2Dublin's Tarun Nayar
Sept 25 Mixed Flicks - featuring the legendary Kip Fulbeck and Jeff Chiba Stearns
Sept 26 Hapa Pop-up Party - Live DJ, Tapas for Hapas, artists and festival organizers in attendance
Sept 27 Hip Hapa Hooray - Honouring 3 amazing awardees Kip Fulbeck, Fred Wah and Ann Makosinski. Live music by Buckman Coe
Sept 28 a.m. Hapa Pop-up artists talk
Sept 28 p.m. Hapa Family Day in the Park - live music by Green Tara, Metis dance, ultimate balloons, face painting, photo booth, interactive art installation and more…
Sept 28 p.m. Dance and a movie - salsa and screening of One Big Hapa Family
All events are free to the public.
How awesome is that?
We have been having a ton of fun getting ready for our 2014 festival:
September 23-28, 2014 in Vancouver, BC
Here's a preview flyer we gave out at the Powell Street Festival.
Spread the word and see you soon.
For more detail on the specific events, click here.
We are so stoked to unveil our new and improved website, thanks to the expert advice of cyber-whiz and hot hapa papa Steve J. Thanks, Steve!
Check out our mobile-friendly website, improved photo gallery and archives, and overall breezier navigation.
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