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Vaisakhi 2010 in Metro Vancouver

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With tens of thousands in attendance each year, Vaisakhi is one of the region’s largest annual cultural celebrations. Vancouver and Surrey will host events April 8th, 10th and 17th. Photo credit: cozy on Flickr Vaisakhi (vaisakhi, also known as Baisakhi) is an ancient harvest festival in Punjab, which also marks beginning of a new solar […]

LiveCity Vancouver Back for Paralympics

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The Olympics are gone but the excitement of the Paralympics is about the take over the town as LiveCity returns. One of the most popular attractions during the Olympics, LiveCity’s downtown location will re-open March 12th featuring pavilions and performances you might have previously missed due to long lines. Location Georgia at Cambie Street Hours […]

Team Up and Bring Home the Cup Contest

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Team Up and Bring Home the Cup is an initiative to give exposure to every hockey-loving region in Canada. Those involved with community hockey are being asked to submit an essay or video describing what hockey and team spirit means to their amateur team. Readers will then get the chance to vote on the submissions […]

Vancouver 2010 Free Valentines Day & Chinese New Year Events

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In the midst of all the Olympic excitement there are two special days being recognized in Vancouver on February 14th. The first is the Chinese New Year Celebration, and the next is Valentine’s Day. Here’s a quick roundup of events taking place on Sunday that you can enjoy. Photo credit: darwinbell on Flickr Richmond O […]

Vancouver 2010 ValleyFest in North Vancouver

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ValleyFest in Lynn Valley is North Vancouver’s own community celebration site for the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games. The Torch Relay will make its way to the Lynn Valley Centre on day 104, February 10th with music and entertainment at 11:00am and the torch ceremony from 1:00pm – 3:00pm. From February 12th until the 28th […]