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Carnaval del Sol coming back to Vancouver this July

DH Vancouver Staff Jun 07, 2017 8:34 am 810

The biggest Latin festival in the Pacific Northwest returns to Vancouver this July.

Taking place from July 8 to 9, the ninth annual Carnaval Del Sol is a two-day celebration of Latin American Culture.

The event features live music, art, dance, sports, and poetry. Over 350 artists from different Latin American countries will attend the event this years as well.

According to organizers, the festival is meant to recreate “the atmosphere of a vibrant city plaza in Latin America.”

The arts showcased during this event include live musical bands, Native Canadian and Latin American visual art, traditional folk dances from different countries, arts and crafts displays, dancing and culinary lessons (1 international chef, 10 local chefs) and a Latin American inspired fashion show.

Carnaval del Sol 2017

When: Friday and Saturday, July 8 and 9, 2017

Where: Concord Pacific Place – 88 Pacific Boulevard, Vancouver

Admission: Free

DH Vancouver Staff
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