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Here's what happened at The Drum Is Calling Festival on July 25 and 26 (PHOTOS)

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DH Vancouver Staff Jul 28, 2017 8:23 am 264

The Drum Is Calling Festival is happening right now in Vancouver.

The long-awaited nine-day festival is celebrating Indigenous arts, music, culture, fashion, and more, with a series of events taking place daily at Larwill Park next to the Queen Elizabeth Theatre.

And you can go along to enjoy the festivities until they finish this Sunday, July 30 – for free. It’s that easy.

Simply register online prior to any events that you’re planning to attend at the Vancouver Playhouse Theatre and Queen Elizabeth Theatre Lobby.

You can expect to see everything from live music performances by top Canadian artists, to storytelling, visual displays, dancing, and even fashion shows this week at the first ever Indigenous Fashion Week.

We’ve rounded up the top photos from The Drum Is Calling Festival taken on Tuesday, July 25, and Wednesday, July 26, so you can see why it’s a good idea to visit the event this week.

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Mural painting/The Drum Is Calling Festival

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Indigenous art/The Drum Is Calling Festival

Sister Clan/The Drum Is Calling Festival

Sticks event/The Drum Is Calling Festival

Performance/The Drum Is Calling Festival

Performance/The Drum Is Calling Festival

Artist painting/The Drum Is Calling Festival

Performance/The Drum Is Calling Festival

Spoken word/The Drum Is Calling Festival

DJ Kookum/The Drum Is Calling Festival

Model/The Drum Is Calling Festival

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Music performance/The Drum Is Calling Festival

Performance/The Drum Is Calling Festival

Artist carving/The Drum Is Calling Festival

Runway/The Drum Is Calling Festival

For more information and to see a detailed schedule of events, visit The Drum is Calling Festival online.

The Drum Is Calling Festival

When:

  • July 28 – 29, 1 to 11 pm
  • July 30, 1 to 10 pm

Where: Main festival site at Larwill Park, Vancouver Playhouse Theatre, Vancouver Public Library Atrium, Queen Elizabeth Theatre Lobby and QET Plaza.

Price: Free –  Register online prior to events taking place at the Vancouver Playhouse Theatre and Queen Elizabeth Theatre Lobby

Daily Hive is a proud media sponsor of The Drum Is Calling Festival 


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