The Richmond World Festival is a full day festival of music, food, and culture happening on Saturday, September 5, 2015. Matt & Kim, the dynamic indie dance duo from Brooklyn, will be the headliners and more acts have just recently been announced for this FREE event!
Richmond World Festival
Where Minoru Park, 7191 Granville Avenue, Richmond, BC
When Saturday, September 5, 2015 from 11:00am to 9:00pm
Grammy and Juno award-winner, Alex Cuba is joining the main stage lineup. His smoky vocals and masterful guitar-work crosses genres and cultures, always captivating listeners.
Other confirmed festival acts performing on the YVR Mosaic Main Stage include Bhangra chart toppers, En Karma; Kata Kata Afrobeat Group; Songpati Latin Band; Purple Rain; and Roku Sichi Taiko drummers. The Global Village Stage and the Coast Capital Savings PopUp Zone will feature numerous acts throughout the day including Slavic soul band, Silver; traditional Russian ensemble, RCC Russian Balalaika Orchestra; singer/actor/musician/circus performer, Neezar; the First Nations dance troupe, Wild Moccasins; Vancouver Cantonese Opera; and Vancouver yo-yo prodigy, Harrison Lee.
Festival of Flavours
Accompanying the live music is the Festival of Flavours featuring 35 international food trucks, and the Richmond Centre Culinary Stage, featuring notable local chefs including Master Chef Canada contestant, Tammy Wood.
Other festival attractions include the Global Village, with interactive cultural activities and performances; Wide World of Sports, showcasing culturally unique sports from across the globe; Kids World, with fun and educational activities for children; World of Poetry; Artisan Marketplace and more.
The Richmond World Festival is produced by the City of Richmond. Community partners are Port Metro Vancouver, Cowell Auto Group, Richmond Centre and Kwantlen Polytechnic University. Media sponsors are Global TV, the Georgia Straight, 102.7 The Peak, Z95.3, Richmond News and Miss604. For more festival news follow @FunRichmond on Twitter and #RWF2015.