Carnaval del Sol Vancouver 2011

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Latincouver, a community organization for Latin American culture in Vancouver, presents Carnaval del Sol this month on Granville Street.

Salsa Dancing on Granville Street
Salsa on Granville. Photo credit: John Bollwitt

On Sunday June 26th, Granville will turn into a pedestrian plaza from 10:00am until 10:00pm for the festivities.

Check out a soccer street tournament, with the participation of the Vancouver WhiteCaps FC and Mayor Gregor Robertson.

Listen to performances by Rio Samaya, Aquizamin Garcia, Liliam Santamaria, Sergio Flores, Coral Fusion Latina, Tanga, Mexico Vivo, Grupo America, Dominicanisima and Spanish Passion’s Flamenco Latino.

Enjoy an authentic Latin American open-air food court and a marketplace, games and activities for children, a sustainability speaker series, salsa and Zumba street-dancing.

This event is entirely free for everyone and all ages are welcome. Information about being a vendor or volunteer is available online and you can follow @latincouver on Twitter for updates. is a proud media sponsor of Carnaval del Sol.

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