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Coastal First Nations Dance Festival 2013

Monday, March 4th, 2013 — 2:54pm PDT
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Dancers of Damelahamid, in partnership with the UBC Museum of Anthropology, present the Coastal First Nations Dance Festival, which is coming up next week. The festival celebrates First Nations music, dance, and culture through a series of school workshops, signature evening presentations, and afternoon festival stage performances.

Dancers of Damelahamid
Photo: Courtesy of Dancers of Damelahamid

The Dancers of Damelahamid have had the honour to present dance groups from the following First Nations: Musqueam, Squamish, Tsleil-Waututh, Kwakwakawakw, Gitxsan, Tsimshian, Nisga’a, Haida, Tagish and Tlingit Nations. Guest artists from across Canada, as well as international groups from New Zealand & Australia, have been invited to share their traditions, allowing the Coastal First Nations Dance Festival to connect with a global community of Indigenous dance.

Where: UBC Museum of Anthropology
When: March 6th to 9th, 2013
Tickets: Aavailable online or by calling (604) 827-4029. $25 for adults; $20 for students, seniors, & MOA Members.

Festival Stage performances are March 9th and March 10th at 1:00pm and 2:30pm, and are included with MOA admission.

If you would like to explore more of the festival, I have two tickets available for the Coastal First Nations Dance Festival Signature Evening Performance on March 8th at 7:30pm (valued at $50). Here’s how you can enter to win them:

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I will draw one winner at random from all entries on Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at 12:00pm.

Update The winner is Sue!

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  1. Amy says:

    I would love to see this!

  2. Krissy says:

    It would be a treat and a privilege to attend!

  3. Maureen says:

    Great opportunity to find out more about First Nations culture.

  4. Jenn S says:

    what a great opportunity

  5. Sherry says:

    I know just the person to take – loves first nation’s dancing!

  6. Sue says:

    This would be a joy to attend with my family!

  7. Teresa K says:

    I’d love to win.

  8. Fiona says:

    Looks really neat! – I’d love to go!

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