THE countdown is on to BC’s largest multicultural celebration, Surrey Fusion Festival, at Holland Park on July 18-19. The festival will feature live entertainment on four stages and 40 cultural pavilions, all free to the public.
As a part of the celebration, check out Flavours of Surrey, the city’s premier food and agricultural awareness event featuring a farm fresh market with a variety of artisans, food vendors and interactive farm activities. Indulge in delicious foods from the outdoor Celebrity Cooking Stage, including demonstrations by MasterChef Canada winner, David Jorge, and local culinary maestro, Brian McKenna.
Entertainment at this year’s event includes internationally renowned Punjabi singer-songwriter, Jazzy B, known as the “Crowned Prince of Bhangra” and will feature fellow-Punjabi singing sensation, Kaur B, who is best known for her song “Classmate”. Also appearing is Latin performing-artist, Jose Feliciano, deemed by music critics as “the world’s greatest living guitarist”. Feliciano has earned 45 gold and platinum records and nine Latin Grammy Awards. Additional performances include: The Tourist Company, Chin Injeti, En Karma, Matt Hoyles and Haya.
2015 Surrey’s Fusion Festival will also include:
* Parade of Cultures
* Cultural food sampling booths
* Kid’s World and Sports Zone featuring interactive activities and crafts
* YVR interactive exhibit (new this year)
The event opens at 11 a.m. Visit the Fusion Festival website www.surrey.ca/fusionfestival for more information.