With a single glance at The Farewell’s movie poster, for most people of all ages and geographies, it certainly triggers nostalgia of parents, grandparents, and the love and emotions of every family that goes through life together.
Many Torontonians are celebrating the official arrival of Ms. Chan Hon Goh’s second ballet school this month. She was the first principal dancer of Chinese heritage to perform as part of the National Ballet of Canada, and her sparkling career continues to shine as she brings her art and her craft from British Columbia to Ontario.
This week on social media feeds, you might have noticed many posts and stories about Chinese Valentine’s Day. Fête Chinoise selected some of our favourite Qixi special edition gifts and a museum event that celebrated and paid tribute to this festival!
On January 26, 2019, the 4th Annual Fête Chinoise Signature Event was held at the Art Gallery of Ontario. And it was the most spectacular Chinese New Year party Toronto has ever seen. The theme this year was Language of Legacy.
A huge moment for Asian representation in the media. Congratulations to Chinese-Canadian Simu Liu, Chinese/Korean American Awkwafina, and Asian superstar Tony Leung for being the newest additions to the Marvel Universe.
Modern Dragon Boat racing began 40 years ago in Hong Kong and it was brought to Canada 31 years ago by TCBA, a Chinese business organization, to further cultural exchange and the team sport. It’s now an annual festival that draws an audience of over 50,000.
On the evening of June 12, 2019, guests enjoyed the final performance of beloved Xiao Nan Yu at the MAD HOT BALLET. Desert Dream at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts. An inspiring evening in support of the National Ballet artists and performances, guests enjoyed dinner on stage and themed cocktails.
Fête Chinoise spoke with the well-known Principal Dancer of the Canadian National Ballet, Xiao Nan Yu again this month to reflect on our work together, her outlook on ballet, and her final performances next month. The winner of the Rolex Dancers First Award in 2018, she was recognized for her outstanding performance of her portrayal of Paulina in The Winter’s Tale.
‘City Poetry’ is Romain Jacquet-Lagrèze’s most personal project to date, a photographic exercise that shows the artist further deepening his roots in Hong Kong and Cantonese culture. How might a photographer approach learning a language? Through photography of course!
On Saturday, April 27, influential members of the Chinese-Canadian community will gather at The Carlu for the sixth annual Glitter event, a shimmering evening of gaming, art deco glamour, and giving in support of The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids).
Isabel Sun Chao and Claire Chao, a dynamic mother-daughter team, join forces to tell their family history in Remembering Shanghai: A Memoir of Socialites, Scholars and Scoundrels, now a bestseller around the world.
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Read this story about fraught relationships with language by Governor General Award winner, David Yee. “My relationship to Cantonese is complicated, as is my relationship to Chinese-ness, as is my relationship to mixed-ness.”
The Shanghai-born Hong Kong-raised superstar, G.E.M. (Get Everybody Moving -- the stage name for Gloria Tang) was destined to rise to stardom. Fete Chinoise is proud to be the exclusive media partner for her upcoming concert on March 20, 2019.
Congratulations to the team behind the best animated short film ‘BAO’ at the Oscars last night. Domee Shi, a proud Chinese Canadian, spearheaded the project as the director and we could not be more proud of this moment where Asian-Canadian storytelling is shared and recognized globally.
On Thursday, February 8, LOUIS XIII and Fête Chinoise VIP gathered for an intimate dinner at the Shangri-la Hotel Toronto to celebrate the Year of the Dog. It was a night of mingling with entertainment from Steinway & Sons Gallery (Markham) and Wushu Project. Guests had portraits taken by IKONICA and glamour photos by YYZ Events' Steve Blackburn.