Archive of posts tagged "festival"

Surrey Canada Day Photos

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Surrey’s Canada Day celebrations at the Cloverdale Millenium Amphitheatre on July 1, 2013 were hot, hot, HOT! With temperatures cracking 30 degrees, the ice cream, smoothie, sno-cone, and water misting stations were definitely the busiest. The midway was rolling, faces were painted with patriotic colours, and the bands on stage were real troopers as they […]

Latincouver Presents Carnaval del Sol 2013

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This week Latincouver presents the Latin American Carnaval Week featuring Carnaval del Sol, Vancouver’s Latin American celebration of arts and culture. It kicked off last night with a themed float in the Canada Day parade and we’re in store for much more in the coming days. Hundreds of volunteers will welcome an expected 100,000 people […]

Dancing On the Edge Festival 2013

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This summer Vancouver will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Dancing on the Edge Festival that has brought over 400 different dance artists and choreographers to our stages. Talented members of the dance industry have traveled from across Canada, Japan, Germany, Venezuela, Mexico, Wales, the United States, Poland and China to join local artists each […]

25th Annual Rio Tinto Alcan Dragon Boat Festival

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The 25th Annual Rio Tinto Alcan Dragon Boat Festival returns to the waters of False Creek in Vancouver this week as over 200 teams competing. From Thursday, June 20th until Sunday, June 23rd everyone can enjoy the free festival and a few new events this year. Photo credit: WinstonWong* on Flickr 25th Anniversary Gala Fundraising […]

Car Free Day Vancouver 2013

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Car Free Day Vancouver is Sunday, June 16, 2013 with events on Main Street, Commercial Drive, in Kitsilano and the West End. These free festivals will feature live music, food, local vendors, and plenty of room to walk about with streets closed to car traffic. It’s also Father’s Day so it’s a great way to […]