YYC Diversity Fest


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Genesis Centre
Calgary, Alberta, CA

Posted by Canadian Cultural Mosaic Foundation.

This year during Culture Days on Sep. 30, come out to YYC Diversity Fest at the Genesis Centre where folks can engage in understanding and learning of cultures, ethnic groups, practices and more. Enjoy over 30 interactive booths, FREE cultural foods and beverages, entertainment and artist showcases, as well as other learning opportunities free for all.

Following the event, stick around for Culture Shock 2017 at 5:30pm, an urban youth dance battle celebrating diversity and community put on by Antyx Community Arts.

Culture Days is a 3 day-long, annual collaborative pan-Canadian volunteer movement to raise the awareness, accessibility, participation and engagement of all Canadians in the arts and cultural life of their communities.

Free Food will be served at 1pm! (Biryani from Tandoori Kabab Hut Restaurant)

Schedule of Performances:

12pm: Land Acknowledgement (by Michelle Robinson), Welcome by Canadian Cultural Mosaic Foundation, Thank you to partners and funders
12:15pm: Indigenous Traditional Hoop Dance (Indigenous Dance Studio)
12:30pm: South Asian Dance Performances
1pm: Chinese Traditional Dragon Dance (Honan Shaolin Association)
1:15pm: Choreographed Dance/Song performance (Progressive Cultural Association Calgary)
1:30pm: Russian Folklore Singing Group (Russian Choir Razdolie)
2pm: Yoon's Martial arts School demo performance
2:15pm: Teekay performance (Calgary hip-hop singer, Tarik Robinson from Dragon Fli Empire)
2:45pm: Epic Bhangra Dance Performance
3pm: Brazilian Music and Dance Performance
3:30pm: Sarb Akal Music School (Classical Indian Music, Flute and Drums performance)
4pm-5pm: Battle of the Choirs ("Symbol" Choir from Bucharest, Romania vs. MRU's Ariosso Choir)

*Note: performance schedule may be subject to change*

This event is organized by Canadian Cultural Mosaic Foundation, Antyx Community Arts, and the Genesis Centre. It is made possible thanks to funds by Calgary Foundation and Creative Calgary. Also, a big thank you to RK International Inc. for sponsoring and PCCA Alberta PCCA Alberta for volunteering.