Asian Heritage Month – Events & Resources

“Asian Heritage Month is an opportunity for us to learn more about the many achievements and contributions of Canadians of Asian heritage who, throughout our history, have done so much to make Canada the country we know and love.

The theme for Asian Heritage Month 2022 is, Continuing a legacy of greatness. This month is a reminder for all Canadians to come together to combat anti-Asian racism and discrimination in all its forms.” – Government of Canada

May is Asian Heritage Month which means there are all kinds of events going on in the Quebec arts community. Below is a list of some of the events you can check out to celebrate and discover Asian artists and arts in Quebec. As well, we have included a list of resources and organizations for Asian members of the community. If you have any events or resources you would like to see included in this list, please feel free to reach out to us at communications[at]quebec-elan.org.

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This page will be updated with events for the 2024 edition of Asian Heritage Month.


The Kabir Centre for Arts and Culture is a multi-disciplinary arts organization based in Montreal, contributing to the vibrant pluralistic arts scene of Montreal, Quebec and Canada through its dedication to South Asian Classical arts, especially to its diverse music and dance forms.
Click here for details. 

The South Asian Women’s Community Centre (SAWCC) is dedicated to the empowerment of women of South Asian origin. The organization develops programming to facilitate women of South Asian origin gaining autonomy, working collectively, making inroads into Canadian and Quebecois society and seeking redress against discrimination.
Click here for details. 

Pan-Asian Colective (@pacmtl) is a group based in tiohtiá:ke (montréal) aiming to empower and grow the intersectional Asian community.
Click here for details. 

Young Chinese Professionals Association (YCPA)’s vision is to unite, to empower and to propel young Asian professionals and entrepreneurs. They foster networks and create opportunities to connect, train and equip members with the tools to exceed their potential and become today’s leaders.
Click here for details. 

The Rang Collective is a Tiohtià:ke/­Montréal-based collective for the arts of South Asia, founded in 2021. The Collective aims to promote dialogue around and awareness of social issues affecting marginalized South Asian & South Asian-adjacent communities.
Click here for details.