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Victoria Celebrates Canada Day 2014 is pleased to announce an exciting line-up of family-friendly events, main stage performances, fireworks, and A Flavour of Canada, all set to take place on July 1st, 2014!

As we continue our green initiative, expect to see the Canada Day Team Green out in full force in a bid to keep our beautiful Inner Harbour clean. Also returning will be the free bike valet service, which offers a safe place to lock up bikes for all those who wish to leave their cars at home. (scroll down to see full schedule)

Highlights for the 2014 celebrations include….

Headliners, the Victoria-based, three piece folk rock and reggae band, Jon and Roy….

Speaking of reggae….

As part of their 15th anniversary, the Ska Festival has worked closely with Victoria Celebrates Canada Day to develop a diverse programme of reggae, ska and world beat music for the whole family to enjoy!

Other main stage performances feature a strong mix of local and cultural acts, including Victoria’s joyful indie newcomers, Towers and Trees, and Kikeyambay, a BC-based musical that combines musicians and dancers as a modern and dynamic Afro-fusion electric band……

Montreal-based Oothéque, the solo project of Malajube drummer, Francis Mineau, to perform from his highly anticipated first album…..

The Victoria Celebrates Canada Day fireworks will take place July 1 at 10:20pm… Tune in to The Zone @ 91.3 or 100.3 The Q! for a live feed with accompanying music!

A Flavour of Canada will be moving up to the intersection of Belleville and Government Streets to sit closer to the Legislature Lawns…

The annual Living Flag will be back in the early afternoon of July 1st on the BC Legislature Lawns…

Main Stage at Legislature Lawns:

11 a.m. A Flavour of Canada Multicultural Food Village opens
Noon Active Nation Station (Family Activities)
12:15 p.m. Entertainment Begins on the Main Stage: Bucan Bucan
12:30 p.m. Living Flag T-Shirt pick-up on Legislature Lawn
1 p.m. Sunshine Fitness Club Chinese Dancers
1:30 p.m. Living Flag participants assemble
2 p.m. Living Flag photo taken
2:25 p.m. Cookeilidh
3 p.m. Stephanie Greaves
3:05 p.m. Compaigni V’ni Dansi Métis Dancers
3:40 p.m. Charlotte Diamond
4:40 p.m. Masala
5:30 p.m. Lola Parks
6:20 p.m. Tower and Trees
7:20 p.m. Oothèque
8:20 p.m. Kikeyambay
9:20 p.m. Jon and Roy
10:20 p.m. Fireworks (Tune in to accompanying music  on The Zone @91.3 or 100.3 The Q)

Ska Fest Stage at Ship Point:

11 a.m. Food Village opens
2 p.m. Entertainment Begins on the Ska Fest Stage:
New Groovement
3:30 p.m. Whitey
5 p.m. The Leg-Up Program
6:30 p.m. Brand New Waves
8 p.m. Dope Soda
10:20 p.m. Fireworks

For full details visit: http://victoriacanadaday.ca/

 

 

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