Festivals

Kids Discover Asia at Asian Library on Feb 18 – Kids Take Over UBC

We at Asian Library are excited to welcome you and your family to campus on Sunday, February 18, from 10 am to 4 pm! Hosted by UBC Campus + Community Planning, Kids Take Over UBC brings together campus partners to host family-friendly activities in their venues and across the campus. Museums, arts and cultural amenities, […]

Celebrate Diwali with the Asian Library!

Sponsored by the Associate University Librarian Research & Scholarship and the Hindi-Urdu Language Program Date: Wednesday, November 8, 2023 Time: 12:30pm to 1:30pm (Programming: 12:30pm to 1:00pm; Food & Mingling: 1:00pm to 1:30pm) Location: Asian Centre Auditorium (1871 West Mall) (direction) Program: Welcome: Iori Khuhro Land Acknowledgement & Introduction to the Asian Library: Shirin Eshghi […]

七夕 – Evening of Sevens in China, Japan, and Korea

This year the Evening of Sevens, or the Double Seventh Festival (meaning, a celebration on the seventh day of the seventh lunar month), will fall on the 22nd of August. Double Seventh is being celebrated throughout East Asia though each country has its own origin stories and has developed unique and distinctive ways of observing […]

Nowruz: A Celebration of Renewal, Unity, and Tradition

Introduction Nowruz, also known as Persian New Year or Iranian New Year, is an ancient festival that has evolved and adapted over the centuries. Celebrated by millions of people worldwide, this unique event marks the beginning of the solar year and the arrival of spring. As a rich cultural experience, Nowruz transcends borders, embodying the […]

Librarian Picks: Holiday Reads

Librarians at Asian Library have compiled recommendations for you to read while you relax during the upcoming winter holiday break. You are welcome to visit the Asian Library and check them out.

Librarian Picks: Holiday Reads

‘Tis the Season! Librarians at Asian Library have compiled recommendations for you to read while you relax during the upcoming winter holiday break. You are welcome to visit the Asian Library and check them out.