Three New Displays at Asian Library

Spring has arrived and all three display cases of Asian Library received a new look!

The Protestant Chinese Bible – The First Centenary 基督教華文聖經百年翻譯史 (Asian Library upper floor)

Co-presented by Clement Tong and the Asian Library, this display takes the viewers through the hundred years of the Protestant attempt to give Chinese people a Bible written in their languages. [More]

Where East Meets West – An Exhibition of 20th Century Cantonese Musical Instruments in Vancouver 中西合流: 二十世紀溫哥華廣東樂器展 (Asian Centre foyer)

Indonesian gamelan, African mbira… Cantonese music – what do these all have in common? Come check out “Where East Meets West – An Exhibition of 20th Century Cantonese Musical Instruments in Vancouver”.  [More]

Works by Gill Moranwali (Asian Centre foyer)

Gill Moranwali was born in 1937 in the village of Miranwali in Hushiarpur distt of Punjab, India.  He began writing in 1964.  Immigrated to Canada in 1970, he has been involved in the North American Punjabi Writer’s Association. He made a sort of bridge between Indian and Canadian Poets.

Gill obtained the “Punjabi Sahit Sabha Canada” award and “Rim Jhim Radio” award in 1991 and 1993 respectively.  Gill’s best known poetic works include “Tanweer E. Bazal”, “Chambe Di Dali”, “Babal Jaee kee Karay” and “Amee Jaee Kee Kare”.

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