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Metro Vancouver Park Series: Holland Park

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This past weekend was the re-opening of Holland Park in Surrey to celebrate its recent upgrades. Although it’s changed drastically over the years, its new features (and recent Fusion Festival) are still worth noting as a part of my Parks Series. How to Get There: Holland Park is right along Old Yale Road off King […]

Surrey Fusion Festival 2009 – The Music

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The three stages at Surrey’s Fusion Festival were busy yesterday hosting talent from the neighbourhood and around the world. Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr From Greek and Bhangra dancers, to world-traveling acts and the local Surrey Talent Hour participants there was constant feet-tapping entertainment. Voices of the Pacific Rim with the Vancouver Opera was […]

Surrey Fusion Festival 2009 – The Food

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

We spent the better part of Saturday over at the Fusion Festival in Holland Park and aside from the sights, sounds, and activities at this free event, the highlight for us was definitely the food pavilions. Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr We started off with our staple Jamaican smoothie, followed up with tacos from […]

Surrey Fusion Festival 2009

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This afternoon we’ll be heading out to Holland Park in Surrey to cover the 2nd annual Fusion Festival. On tap this year is a diverse multicultural mix of food, entertainment and activities for all ages combined into one mega (and FREE) outdoor festival. There are several stages setup with entertainment all day and some of […]

Surrey Canada Day – Bif Naked

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Chants of “We Want Bif!” filled the atmosphere as the loving crowds gathered to catch Bif Naked‘s performance at Surrey’s Canada Day celebration. Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr I first heard Bif Naked back in 1995 when I caught Daddy’s Getting Married on CFOX and I was an instant fan. Over the years she’s […]