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08 July Saturday

{SOLD OUT} A Cultural Walking Tour: Punjabi Market & Chinatown

08 July 2017, 09:30 - 08 July 2017, 15:30
SFU Woodward’s Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, 149 W Hastings St
Vancouver, BC V6B 1H4 Canada
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A Cultural Walking Tour: Punjabi Market & Chinatown: Sold Out

Vancouver’s Chinatown and Punjabi Market sit in an urban twilight zone – the question is whether they are at a sunrise or a sunset. For a hundred and thirty-five years in the case of Chinatown, and half a century in the case of Punjabi Market, these two neighbourhoods have been more than just places where commerce happens. They have been the heart of their communities, nurturing businesses, human relationships, artists, food systems and cultural legacies. Today they stand on the brink of extinction. How do we imagine their future?

MARKET TOURS

Get a lived sense of these two important Vancouver neighbourhoods, with experts who will introduce you to their streets, shops, heritage buildings, stories and characters. A bus will ferry participants between the two markets and the ticket includes a lunch sourced from both markets. Tour participants are invited to stay on for the panel discussion that follows lunch. Tour guides are: Robert Sung and Kevin Huang (Chinatown), Paneet Singh and Milan Singh (Punjabi Market). Tickets are $25 and include lunch and transfers.

Join us immediately after lunch for A Tale of Two Markets, panel discussion steered by noted urban planner Andy Yan featuring Melissa Fong, Tyler Russell, Meera Bains, and Paneet Singh. 

SCHEDULE

9:30am: Registration, chai/tea, and tour departure.* Lobby of SFU’s Goldcorp Centre for the Arts
9:45am-1:00pm: Bus travel and walking market tours
1:00pm: Lunch at SFU’s Goldcorp Centre for the Arts
2:00pm: A Tale of Two Markets Panel Discussion – included for tour participants.

*Tours begin at 9:45am sharp. Anyone not registered and accounted for by 9:45am may not be able to join the tour.

For accessibility information about this tour, please visit our website or contact Laura at outreach@indiansummerfest.ca / 604 283 9172.

Speakers:

Robert Sung, Kevin Huang, Paneet Singh, and Milan Singh.

Thank you to our Community Partners for this event: the Hua Foundation and SACHA.

Details
Date: July 8
Time: 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Cost: $25
Event CategoriesCulinary, Ideas
Venue
Address: 149 W Hastings St
Vancouver, BC V6B 1H4 Canada

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Organizer
Organizer Name: Indian Summer Festival
Phone: 604-283-9172
Email:

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