Projects

The Monsoon Society supports various projects to promote SE Asian cultural arts that its membership proposes. This is an incomplete list of exemplary projects.


maelstrom Martial Arts

maelstrom Martial Arts is a regular training programme undertaken by the collective of maelstrom instructors. Training in various SE Asian martial arts is available to the public through memberships at the Ancient Fire Dojo in Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Since 2012, Monsoon Society has provided the resources required for maelstrom Martial Arts to operate year-round, providing 10-12 hours/week of instruction in 4 different cultural arts from 10 different instructors. Certification up to instructor level is an option for dedicated members.

See the maelstrom Martial Arts website for details of its schedule, martial arts taught, and itsinstructors.


Southeast Asian Cultural Arts Festival (SEACAF)

A free festival in Vancouver, BC Canada for the cultural arts of SE Asia – SEACAF events took place 2008-2015, with support from Monsoon (and other sponsors) provided from 2012 to 2015.