The Pull of the Net: A Multicultural Celebration

Celebrate the diverse cultural communities that were connected through fishing on the west coast, at this annual family-friendly event. Admission is free.

Enjoy the cultural displays and performances from a variety of multicultural community groups who have been historically involved in the building of our west coast fishing industry.

Schedule of Events:

11:00am Welcome Ceremony
11:30am Lion Dance by Northern Shaolin Traditional Martial Arts Club
12:30pm Urban Heiltsuk Dance Group
1:00pm BC Highland Games and Scottish Dancing and Piping
2:00pm Zougla
3:00pm Tetsu Taiko
3:30pm The Wild Moccasin Dancers

In the Boiler House Theatre:

12:00pm All Our Fathers Relations –Producer Sarah Ling, Right Relations Productions

In the Cannery Kids’ Corner:

3:00pm  Story-telling by Rebecca Campbell of Full Circle First Nations

Ongoing Activities and Special Interest:

BC Highland Games and Scottish Festival, Scandinavian Cultural Society, Pathways Aboriginal Youth Centre, Hua Foundation, Ocean Wise, Shodo with Fusako Fujiki, Full Circle First Nations Storytelling, Sachiko Sumida Ikebana Display, Origami Activity Space, Steveston Tram and Museum

Special Features:

The Earthand Gleaners Society – All day demonstrations and activities of flax spinning and net making, macramé tying, and nettle thigh rolling
Stream of Dreams Mural Society – Be part of a legacy for a good cause! Paint a fish to be displayed publicly in our ‘stream’ on the south fence of the Cannery. Supplies provided, just bring your imagination!
Port of Vancouver Activity Tents – Games, activities and giveaways with a focus on learning about reducing environmental impact in our local waterways. You might even get to sneak a selfie with Salty the Seagull, if you can catch him!

Food Vendors:

Wheelhouse Seafoods
Snowgoose Distillery – rice wine tastings
Greek Style Baklava
Scottish Traditional Treats
YK3 Sake 

Presenting Sponsor: 


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