2014 Coastal First Nations Dance Festival

The Dancers of Damelahamid produce the annual Coastal First Nations Dance Festival in partnership with the U.B.C. Museum of Anthropology.

The performances will showcase the diverse and rich cultural traditions practiced by a selection of some of the best artists from coastal British Columbia, the Yukon, and Alaska. Throughout the festival the Great Hall will be transformed into a celebration of Indigenous cultures and dance traditions.

All performances are at the UBC Museum of Anthropology.

School Performances

Tuseday March 4, Wednesday March 5, and Thursday March 6, 10 AM
These three days are offered for elementary and secondary school bookings.
[email protected] or call 604-822-3825

Signature Evening Performances

Tickets: $25 adults, $20 students/seniors/MOA members (taxes included)
Advanced tickets: www.ticketstonight.ca (Service Charges will apply)

Friday March 7, 7:30 PM Doors open at 7 PM
Welcome to Territory, Musqueam Elder Larry Grant
Spakwus Slolem (Eagle Song Dancers) – Squamish
Rainbow Creek Dancers – Haida
Adriana Arrunátegui – Peruvian
Dancers of Damelahamid – Gitxsan

Saturday March 8, 7:30 PM Doors open at 7 PM
Compaigni V’ni Dansi – Métis
Git Hoan – Tsimshian
Adriana Arrunátegui – Peruvian
Dancers of Damelahamid – Gitxsan

Festival Stage Saturday March 8: Entrance included with MOA admission

1 PM Program
Tsatsu Stalqayu (Coast Wolf Pack) – Musqueam
Dakhká Khwáan – Inland Tlingit
Dancers of Damelahamid – Gitxsan

2:30 PM Program
Kwhlii Gibaygum – Nisga’a
Le La La – Kwakwaka’wakw
Git Hoan – Tsimshian

Festival Stage Sunday March 9: Entrance Included with MOA Admission

1 PM Program
Tsatsu Stalqayu (Coast Wolf Pack) – Musqueam
Dakhká Khwáan – Inland Tlingit
Dancers of Damelahamid – Gitxsan

2:30 PM Program
Compaigni V’ni Dansi – Métis
Git Hayetsk – Nisga’a/Tsimshian
Chinook Song Catchers – Squamish
Closing

Volunteer

The Coastal First Nations Dance Festival is very grateful to all those that volunteer to make the festival happen. If you would like to volunteer during the festival, please call 604-922-5277 or e-mail [email protected]