Carnaval del Sol
In Latin American people enjoy gathering in the local "plaza" to soak up the daily happenings. Carnaval del Sol recreates this experience by brining the plaza to Vancouver with scheduled events that include locally and nationally renowned Latin musical artists, folk dance troupes, a marketplace that displays the work of Latin American artisans and children's games.
Music - Enjoy the rhythms, the beat and the passion of Latin America music throughout the two day event by checking out performances on the main stage, second stage and newest plaza at Robson Square Viva Plaza. Bring your family, friends and colleagues along with your dancing shoes and enjoying dancing to bachata, cumbia, meringue, salsa and more.
Food - Carnaval del Sol, 2014 brings you some tasty homemade Latin American cuisine as well as a wide range of local food trucks, serving up some of Vancouver's very best street cuisine. Check out the food truck plaza and be emerged into Latin America culture by tasting some delicious Latin American cuisine.
Soccer - New this year is the Latin America House at Edgewater Casino, which joins the World Cup Celebration from June 12 - July 13. Throughout the tournament you can watch the games on a super-sized screen. You can also sign up your team for Carnaval del Sol's Mini World Cup, which is supported by the Vancouver Whitecaps FC.
Latincouver is a non-profit organization connecting Latin Americans and Latin American enthusiasts. It operates as a social, cultural and business portal for the Latin American communities in Metro Vancouver, hosting year-round networking events.
Learn more about this event and Latincouver at www.carnavaldelsol.com