Win a Date Night at the Chan Centre with Anda Union & Dinner at Sage

Comments 54 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Renowned folk group Anda Union will captivate Canadian audiences for the first time at the Chan Centre on March 26th, with their stirring, mystical sounds from Inner Mongolia. Playing rare traditional instruments, including the horse head fiddle and the two-string lute, the nine-member group blends haunting throat singing and stunning harmonies to conjure visions of Inner Mongolia’s remote regions.

Anda Union at the Chan Centre

Where: Chan Centre for the Performing Arts (at UBC, 6265 Crescent Rd, Vancouver)
When: Sunday, March 26, 2017 at 8:00pm
Tickets: Available online now from $38, in person at the box office, or by calling (604) 822-2697.

Described by The Guardian as “stirring and sophisticated”, Anda Union are a band of artists brought together by a passion for preserving the forgotten sounds of their Mongolian heritage. The members, who consider themselves musical gatherers, come from different tribes united by the legendary Genghis Khan, and blend the styles and influences of their respective lineages. The result is a singular collective sound from the Mongol tradition.

Through a combination of ethereal melodies, soaring vocals, reverberating throat singing, and heart-pounding rhythms, Anda Union evoke the natural wonders of their rustic homeland.

Anda Union rose to international fame with the release of their first album, The Wind Horse (2011), and have since headlined world music and mainstream festivals. The momentum surrounding this exceptional group continues to build.

For their second album, Homeland, Anda Union worked with 14-time GRAMMY-winning producer Richard King, whose credits include Yo-Yo Ma’s Silk Road, The Goat Rodeo Sessions, and the film soundtrack Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. Recently, Homeland was selected as one of the ‘Best Albums of 2016’ by Songlines Magazine.

As a special treat, the Chan Centre will host a free workshop with the group for all ages that includes a throat singing demonstration and lesson opportunity Sunday, March 26, 2017, 11:00am at MBA House, 3385 Wesbrook Mall, UBC. Follow the Chan Centre on Facebook and Twitter to learn more about performances this season.

Win Tickets & Dinner

The Chan Centre has offered up two tickets for a lucky Miss604 reader to see Anda Union, along with a set dinner menu for two at Sage Restaurant ahead of the show.

Here’s how you can enter to win:

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You can view the set menu for the Anda Union pre-show dinner online now. Sage Restaurant is located at UBC (6331 Crescent Rd, Vancouver) across from the Chan Centre.

I will draw one winner at random from all entries at 12:00pm on Thursday, March 23, 2017. Dinner prize must be redeemed on the same day as the show. A reservation will be made for the winner and their guest at 5:30pm on March 26, 2017.

Update The winner is Tanya H!

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54 Comments  —  Comments Are Closed

  1. robMonday, March 20th, 2017 — 4:04pm PDT

    I’d love to go!

  2. SusannahMonday, March 20th, 2017 — 4:48pm PDT

    This sounds really interesting. Would love to win and take my sweetie out 🙂

  3. Samantha RMonday, March 20th, 2017 — 4:49pm PDT

    Sounds like an awesome night!

  4. IanMonday, March 20th, 2017 — 4:49pm PDT

    Free stuff!

  5. Phoebe DyMonday, March 20th, 2017 — 5:10pm PDT

    I would love to win and see Anda Union!

  6. LMSMonday, March 20th, 2017 — 5:23pm PDT

    This would be very interesting.

  7. Emily HarrisonMonday, March 20th, 2017 — 5:34pm PDT

    This would be very cool. Thanks for the chance!

  8. SeanMonday, March 20th, 2017 — 5:35pm PDT

    Thanks!

  9. TiffanyMonday, March 20th, 2017 — 5:39pm PDT

    Sounds like a fun date night

  10. Mousemouse604Monday, March 20th, 2017 — 5:53pm PDT

    What a wonderful date night

  11. Anna LamMonday, March 20th, 2017 — 6:20pm PDT

    What a unique performance.

  12. KristyMonday, March 20th, 2017 — 6:37pm PDT

    This would be a great way to spend the evening!

  13. Cheuk LauMonday, March 20th, 2017 — 7:19pm PDT

    please pick me

  14. Cheuk LauMonday, March 20th, 2017 — 7:20pm PDT

    great contest

  15. Bonnie RMonday, March 20th, 2017 — 7:21pm PDT

    Great prize! Thank you!

  16. Susan LauMonday, March 20th, 2017 — 7:22pm PDT

    love to go

  17. ChristineMonday, March 20th, 2017 — 8:24pm PDT

    Sounds like fun!

  18. MarkMonday, March 20th, 2017 — 8:49pm PDT

    Looks like a great concert to go to! and a great meal !

  19. KaleighMonday, March 20th, 2017 — 8:55pm PDT

    Amazing! Would love to see Anda Union playing live!

  20. Jason BMonday, March 20th, 2017 — 10:01pm PDT

    Excellent prize and dinner.

  21. EileenMonday, March 20th, 2017 — 10:03pm PDT

    This would be a great night out!

  22. DimitriyMonday, March 20th, 2017 — 10:26pm PDT

    Would really appreciate this event!

  23. TracyTuesday, March 21st, 2017 — 12:07am PDT

    This would be a great night out!

  24. StotesTuesday, March 21st, 2017 — 5:12am PDT

    This sounds great!

  25. victorTuesday, March 21st, 2017 — 7:55am PDT

    I’d love to go. I owe someone a date night for missing their birthday

  26. Ariel CTuesday, March 21st, 2017 — 9:22am PDT

    would love this!

  27. adamTuesday, March 21st, 2017 — 9:36am PDT

    my fiance would love this prize

  28. janTuesday, March 21st, 2017 — 10:31am PDT

    this would be a wonderful evening

  29. Lucie BooTuesday, March 21st, 2017 — 11:15am PDT

    Thank you, sounds like a great date night!

  30. Jay SuTuesday, March 21st, 2017 — 11:16am PDT

    Ohh yah, lets do this!

  31. DonaldTuesday, March 21st, 2017 — 11:56am PDT

    Nice prize!

  32. JenTuesday, March 21st, 2017 — 1:14pm PDT

    that sounds fascinating

  33. LindaTuesday, March 21st, 2017 — 1:42pm PDT

    This sounds really neat!

  34. AdamTuesday, March 21st, 2017 — 3:20pm PDT

    A lovely way to enjoy March 26th!

  35. LynTuesday, March 21st, 2017 — 3:38pm PDT

    Live music and dinner will make for a terrific date night.

  36. AdamTuesday, March 21st, 2017 — 3:40pm PDT

    Love to go on March 26th.

  37. Mike GismondiTuesday, March 21st, 2017 — 4:33pm PDT

    This would be a great surprise for my wife!

  38. Alana PTuesday, March 21st, 2017 — 5:16pm PDT

    Date night 😉

  39. Tabby72Tuesday, March 21st, 2017 — 6:21pm PDT

    What a wonderful opportunity to see a unique show!

  40. StephanieTuesday, March 21st, 2017 — 8:40pm PDT

    Sounds amazing!!

  41. KimTuesday, March 21st, 2017 — 9:41pm PDT

    Dinner and show – perfect combo!

  42. CandaceTuesday, March 21st, 2017 — 9:41pm PDT

    Love to see Anda Union! Thanks so much.

  43. Teresa KTuesday, March 21st, 2017 — 10:50pm PDT

    I’d love to win.

  44. adamWednesday, March 22nd, 2017 — 5:48am PDT

    what a great way to spend time with someone you love!

  45. CathyWednesday, March 22nd, 2017 — 3:07pm PDT

    This would be lovely!

  46. sandraWednesday, March 22nd, 2017 — 6:35pm PDT

    Would love to experience this exotic evening

  47. Tanya HWednesday, March 22nd, 2017 — 6:55pm PDT

    I’m super interested in Mongolian culture and would love to go to this!

  48. LindaWednesday, March 22nd, 2017 — 7:22pm PDT

    I would love to go.

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  51. caroline m.Thursday, March 23rd, 2017 — 12:04am PDT

    would love a date night with my hubby!

  52. Karen MFriday, March 24th, 2017 — 5:43pm PDT

    Oh, this is a great evening. Please let it be me.

  53. Melissa VigSunday, March 26th, 2017 — 8:14am PDT

    Sounds great!

  54. victorMonday, March 27th, 2017 — 8:16am PDT

    interesting!

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