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Okanagan Indigenous Music and Arts Festival in Westbank

Johnson Bentley Memorial Park, Westbank |
Okanagan Indigenous Music and Arts Festival in Westbank
Okanagan Indigenous Music and Arts Festival in Westbank.
Okanagan Indigenous Music and Arts Festival in Westbank.

Come celebrate the culture of the Okanagan through traditional and contemporary music, dance, storytelling, workshops, vendors and art. A day at the Okanagan Indigenous Music and Arts Festival will be a very fulsome and entertaining experience. People can watch performances, dancers, music, and comedy, enjoy artistic workshops and Indigenous culinary delights while socializing, and generally immersing themselves in an inclusionary cultural experience.

Register below to attend a variety of traditional arts and crafts workshops as well as contemporary musical instruction ranging from hip-hop and songwriting to hand drum and rattle making. There will also be information sessions on traditional plant and foraging. The Okanagan Indigenous Music and Arts Festival will be a celebration focused on cultural revitalization. There will be traditional and contemporary Indigenous Music and Performance Artists on the main stage.

It is expected that the nqʷícsʔtxʷ an pínaʔ (fill your basket) Vendor Village will see booth registrants from artisans, crafters and fashion designers from across Canada.

There will also be a kids activities tent and lots of family focused fun such as arts, crafts and dance classes. We welcome people from all age groups who are very closely connected to history, music, art, fashion or are curious about First Nations’ culture.

There are single day, weekend and limited VIP tickets available. From $15.00.

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