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2014 Multicultural Heritage Festival

The Multicultural Heritage Festival which features an eclectic mix of performances and demonstrations from around the world is returning in an expanded format. Vancouver Cantonese Opera presented in partnership with the City of Richmond , the event will take place on the City stage at the Minoru Plaza outside the Richmond Cultural Centre on Saturday, June 28 and Sunday, June 29.

After the success of its Richmond debut last year, the festival is moving outdoors and adding a second day of music, dance and martial arts, celebrating diversity through an impressive representation of cultures. Canadian artists from China, Great Britain, India, Japan, Russia, Thailand and the Ukraine will share the stage, bringing colour and vibrancy to this free event.

Specific groups performing include Canada YC Chinese Orchestra, BC Kendo Federation, Odessa Club, Vancouver Cantonese Opera, Vancouver Tagore Society, Tiddley Cove Morris, Sudnya Dance Academy and Dovbush Ukrainian Dance. There will also be Ukrainian egg painting and origami demonstrations.
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Hours: 12:05 PM to 6:05 PM
Where: Richmond Cultural Centre, 7700 Minoru Gate, Richmond, V6Y 2C1
Contact: 604-764-8181
Web site url: www.multiculturalheritage.ca
By: Rosa Cheng