SCHEDULE / PERFORMANCES

Stay tuned for our event calendar! Our 2023 Festival will feature dazzling performances from artists far and wide. From local treasures to international gems, these captivating performers will put a smile on your child’s face and make you hoot with laughter.

  1. Ginalina  Image of Ginalina wearing a red hat smiling and looking up while holding a guitar in front of a river in the forest

    Dance and sing along in English, French and Mandarin with CBC-featured musician and 3x Juno nominated artist, Ginalina! 

    Age/Grade: 3–9
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  2. Crisis on Planet Z!  Graphic image of a planet with a rocket ship taking off with the text, ‘planet Z’. Join us for this performance on May 31st-June 5th

    The Alphabetians are celebrating 100 years of being on Planet Z when Zennifer makes a horrifying discovery: they haven’t been ‘improving’ the planet, they have been slowly destroying it! A hilarious play about a serious topic. 

    Age/Grade: 4–12 (Grades Pre‑6)
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  3. Spirit and Tradition  Image of performers from the Spirit and Tradition dance performance on stage kneeling

    Spirit and Tradition layers projected imagery, soundscape and Coastal masked dance, transporting the audience to the rich and diverse ecosystem of British Columbia’s coastal mountains and Pacific Ocean. 

    Age/Grade: 5‑up (Grades K‑12)
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  4. Forgotten Folk Songs Workshop  Image of Ginalina wearing a red hat smiling and looking up while holding a guitar in front of a river in the forest

    Enjoy the beauty and meaning of the Mandarin language in this Family Folk workshop, and learn a treasured 18th century Chinese folk tune! Blending melody, movement, context, and a playful approach, Juno-nominated Singer-Songwriter, Ginalina, will introduce families of all ages to the song, Mò Lì Huā (“Jasmine Flower”). 

    Age/Grade: 4–12
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  5. Anansi The Spider Re-Spun  Photo of three performers from Anansi the Spider Re-Spun performance dressed in red

    A thoroughly enjoyable three-part online series where Anansi the Spider tricks, sings and dances his way out of trouble and often right back into it. 

    Age/Grade: 3–8 (Grades Pre‑2)
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  6. The Wild & Wonderful West Coast Workshop  Ginalina sitting beside a river with her guitar, holding up her book The Mighty River. Join us for Ginalina’s workshop, The Wild & Wonderful West Coast workshop on June 5th

    In this hands-on music and book-inspired workshop, families will explore some of the flying, swimming, running, and crawling creatures that call our backyards home. Together, we will experience what eco-diversity is, why it is vital, and how young people today are helping to protect the environment! 

    Age/Grade: 4–12
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