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Cultural programming

Biographies of Artists

October 2010, Shanghai

October 9, 2010 - MOVE: the company, a contemporary dance group from British Columbia, performs at the Americas Square at Expo 2010 Shanghai.

October 9, 2010 - MOVE: the company, a contemporary dance group from British Columbia, performs at the Americas Square at Expo 2010 Shanghai. More...

October 8, 2010 - The Cultural Program at the Canada Pavilion at Expo 2010 Shanghai stages its Cultural Finale at the Entertainment Hall. Headlining the performance was Inuk throat singer, Tanya Tagaq, from Nunavut, dance company MOVE, from British Columbia, music group Bedouin Soundclash, from Ontario, and performers Bill & Bob, from Quebec.   A performance by Montreal's Cirque du Soleil was also a part of the evening performance.

October 8, 2010 - The Cultural Program at the Canada Pavilion at Expo 2010 Shanghai stages its Cultural Finale at the Entertainment Hall. Headlining the performance was Inuk throat singer, Tanya Tagaq, from Nunavut, dance company MOVE, from British Columbia, music group Bedouin Soundclash, from Ontario, and performers Bill & Bob, from Quebec. A performance by Montreal's Cirque du Soleil was also a part of the evening performance.

September 2010, Shanghai

September 8, 2010 - Gregory Charles, Jamie Adkins, Mark DeJong, and Paper Lions highlight the Canada Pavilion's September programming at Expo 2010 Shanghai. An evening performance at the Entertainment Hall also included a performance by Montreal's Cirque du Soleil.  The Cultural Program at the Canada Pavilion includes more than fifty live performances by Canadian artists.

September 8, 2010 - Gregory Charles, Jamie Adkins, Mark DeJong, and Paper Lions highlight the Canada Pavilion's September programming at Expo 2010 Shanghai. An evening performance at the Entertainment Hall also included a performance by Montreal's Cirque du Soleil. The Cultural Program at the Canada Pavilion includes more than fifty live performances by Canadian artists.

September 8, 2010 - Mark DeJong

September 8, 2010 - Mark DeJong

September 8, 2010 - Gregory Charles

September 8, 2010 - Gregory Charles

September 8, 2010 - Paper Lions

September 8, 2010 - Paper Lions

September 8, 2010 - Jamie Adkins

September 8, 2010 - Jamie Adkins. More...

September 6, 2010 - Jamie Adkins, clown, juggler, balancing artist and poet brings his unique performance to the Americas Square at Expo 2010 Shanghai.  Originally from Ontario, Mr. Adkins pleased Expo 2010 audiences with his clowning and acrobatic feats.

September 6, 2010 - Jamie Adkins, clown, juggler, balancing artist and poet brings his unique performance to the Americas Square at Expo 2010 Shanghai. Originally from Ontario, Mr. Adkins pleased Expo 2010 audiences with his clowning and acrobatic feats.

September 5, 2010 - Gregory Charles, multi-talented artist and composer of the the song 'There's a Light', the theme song of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Torch Relay, thrills audiences at the Americas Square at Expo 2010 Shanghai.

September 5, 2010 - Gregory Charles, multi-talented artist and composer of the the song "There's a Light", the theme song of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Torch Relay, thrills audiences at the Americas Square at Expo 2010 Shanghai.

August 2010, Shanghai

August 13, 2010 - For two weeks in August, Canadian musical talent, including Dr. Draw, Shane Yellowbird, Hey Rosetta!, and Ariane Moffatt performed at Expo 2010 Shanghai. Despite the 40 degree Celsius heat, the artists played to large and enthusiastic crowds. In this picture, Shanghai audiences were wowed and moved by Ariane Moffatt's crowd-pleasing performance on the Americas' Square, near the Canada Pavilion. The usually subdued Expo audience members jumped out of their seats to interact with her and her band.

August 13, 2010 - For two weeks in August, Canadian musical talent, including Dr. Draw, Shane Yellowbird, Hey Rosetta!, and Ariane Moffatt performed at Expo 2010 Shanghai. Despite the 40 degree Celsius heat, the artists played to large and enthusiastic crowds. In this picture, Shanghai audiences were wowed and moved by Ariane Moffatt's crowd-pleasing performance on the Americas' Square, near the Canada Pavilion. The usually subdued Expo audience members jumped out of their seats to interact with her and her band.

August 11, 2010 - Canadian artists take centre stage at the Entertainment Hall in the
My Shanghai Premiere performance: a highlight of the Cultural Program of the Canada Pavilion at Expo 2010. Artists, including Dr. Draw, Shane Yellowbird, Hey Rosetta!, and Ariane Moffatt showcased the breadth of Canadian cultural talent. Cirque du Soleil also performed an act from ZED, currently being performed in Japan.

August 11, 2010 - Canadian artists take centre stage at the Entertainment Hall in the My Shanghai Premiere performance: a highlight of the Cultural Program of the Canada Pavilion at Expo 2010. Artists, including Dr. Draw, Shane Yellowbird, Hey Rosetta!, and Ariane Moffatt showcased the breadth of Canadian cultural talent. Cirque du Soleil also performed an act from ZED, currently being performed in Japan.

August 11, 2010 - Dr. Draw

August 11, 2010 - Dr. Draw

August 11, 2010 - Shane Yellowbird

August 11, 2010 - Shane Yellowbird. More...

August 11, 2010 - Hey Rosetta!

August 11, 2010 - Hey Rosetta! More...

August 11, 2010 - Ariane Moffatt

August 11, 2010 - Ariane Moffatt. More...

July 2010, Shanghai

July 1, 2010 - Canadian artists take centre stage at the Expo Centre in celebration of Canada Day at Expo 2010. Artists, including Kreesha Turner, Grand Dérangement, Dancers of Damelahamid, and Jets Overhead showcased the breadth of Canadian cultural talent. Cirque du Soleil also performed an act from ZED, currently being performed in Japan.

July 1, 2010 - Canadian artists take centre stage at the Expo Centre in celebration of Canada Day at Expo 2010. Artists, including Kreesha Turner, Grand Dérangement, Dancers of Damelahamid, and Jets Overhead showcased the breadth of Canadian cultural talent. Cirque du Soleil also performed an act from ZED, currently being performed in Japan.

July 1, 2010 - Kreesha Turner

July 1, 2010 - Kreesha Turner. More...

July 1, 2010 - Jets Overhead

July 1, 2010 - Jets Overhead

July 1, 2010 - Dancers of Damelahamid

July 1, 2010 - Dancers of Damelahamid. More...

July 1, 2010 - Cirque du Soleil performed an act from ZED, currently being performed in Japan.

July 1, 2010 - Cirque du Soleil performed an act from ZED, currently being performed in Japan.

July 1, 2010 -  Grand Dérangement

July 1, 2010 - Grand Dérangement

May 2010, Shanghai

May 8, 2010: Canadian artists take centre stage at the launch of the Canada Pavilion's Cultural Program at Expo 2010 Shanghai.  The performance, held at the Expo Centre, featured Ontario dance troupe, Red Sky Performance; Acadian singer Marie-Jo Thério;  performers from Cirque du Soleil's Zaia, currently playing in Macao; and Jean-Philippe Tremblay conducting the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra, with pianist Alain Lefèvre.

May 8, 2010: Canadian artists take centre stage at the launch of the Canada Pavilion's Cultural Program at Expo 2010 Shanghai. The performance, held at the Expo Centre, featured Ontario dance troupe, Red Sky Performance; Acadian singer Marie-Jo Thério; performers from Cirque du Soleil's Zaia, currently playing in Macao; and Jean-Philippe Tremblay conducting the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra, with pianist Alain Lefèvre.

May 8, 2010: Marie-Jo Thério

May 8, 2010: Marie-Jo Thério

May 8, 2010: Red Sky Performance

May 8, 2010: Red Sky Performance

May 8, 2010: Jean-Philippe Tremblay with Shanghai Symphony Orchestra

May 8, 2010: Jean-Philippe Tremblay with Shanghai Symphony Orchestra

May 8, 2010: Alain Lefèvre

May 8, 2010: Alain Lefèvre

Red Sky, an Ontario-based dance company, at the Canada Pavilion after their acclaimed performance on the Americas Stage at Expo 2010 Shanghai.  The group performed Tono, a piece that brings together the Indigenous cultures of Canada, Mongolia, and China.

Red Sky, an Ontario-based dance company, at the Canada Pavilion after their acclaimed performance on the Americas Stage at Expo 2010 Shanghai. The group performed Tono, a piece that brings together the Indigenous cultures of Canada, Mongolia, and China.