TORONTO, Oct. 3 /CNW/ - The Road to Asia Festival 2008 is a two-day
festival, which promotes cross-cultural dialogue and understanding through
artistic expression. The festival creates a thriving multicultural atmosphere
by showcasing food, martial arts, dance, arts and crafts and music. On the
Road to Asia, the Asian community celebrates the individuality of each culture
within the context of the entire Asian region.
This year's festival will feature a rich mix of cultures of many Asian
countries including: the Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, India, Pakistan,
Thailand, China, Taiwan, Sri Lanka and Japan.
Date: Saturday, November 1st - 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, November 2nd - 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location: The Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre
6 Garamond Court, Toronto, Ontario (Don Mills and Eglinton,
north east of the Ontario Science Centre), 416-441-2345
Admission: Adults $5, Seniors and Students $3, Children 12 years and
under - Free with adult accompaniment
Parking: Free onsite parking
About the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre
The Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre (JCCC) is one of the largest
Japanese cultural centres outside of Japan. It is a registered charity
(BN118972967RR0001) that has been serving the Greater Toronto Area for more
than forty years. In 2008, the JCCC is celebrating 80 years of diplomatic
relations between Canada & Japan by hosting various special performances
including a Noh performance in October and The Road to Asia Festival in
For more information on the JCCC and its activities, visit
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