Purpose of the Society

The Chinese Performing Arts Society of Canada (CPASOC)’s fundamental purpose are:

  • To preserve Chinese dance by sponsoring Chinese dancers and performing groups in Canada and North America
  • To promote Chinese dance by:
    • sponsoring Chinese dancers to come to Canada to teach and adjudicate;
    • encourage cultural exchange between Canada and China;
    • staging performances or competitions of various forms of Chinese dance;
  • To enhance Chinese dance by seeking specialized talents in Canada or China to choreograph high quality dances for dancers in Canada.