Photo-Opportunity - The best of Asian culture on display at annual two-day Road to Asia Festival 2008

    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

For further information:

For further information: Media Contacts: Victoria Ollers, (416)
822-2288, or Paul Tyler, (905) 235-7285,

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