Noon – 5pm
Mariachi Las Estrellas de Vancouver & Caudillos del Sur Mexican Ballet
Noon – 12:45
Formed during the summer of 2014, Mariachi Las Estrellas is Vancouver's only all-female Mariachi Band. A group of diverse and talented women from a variety of musical backgrounds including classical, jazz and world.
Caudillos del Sur Mexican Ballet
Founded in 2013, under the leadership of Executive Director Lourdes Ruiz, Caudillos del Sur Mexican Ballet works to present, preserve and promote Mexican folklore dance in Canada. Characterized by their technique, the repertoire features strong zapateado, which complements the colourful choreography that narrates Mexican history and its cultural heritage.
2pm – 2:45pm
Founded in 2014 by Marilú Vallejo and Mario Sota, Toque Flamenco aims to share and promote Flamenco culture in Western Canada. Joined by Alana López (violin), Karito Vallero and Mai Furuhashi (dancers), Toque Flamenco performs a mix of traditional and contemporary pieces, filled with passion and rhythmic precision. A breathtaking experience!
4pm - 4:45pm
A project borne out of passion for dance and culture, Indangamirwa Vancouver is a traditional dance group working to expand, celebrate, promote, and preserve Rwandese culture in Canada.