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 9th Peace Through the Arts 2022 FESTIVAL PROGRAM SCHEDULE  

Opening Ceremonies – 1pm

  • Coast Salish Land Acknowledgment, Wo He Lo & Tawow Pihtikwe
  • Welcome to Festival & Theme  

Performances - approx. 1:50pm

Woldy Sosnowski, Storyteller, from the Ukraine

Esther Leung & Sylvie Zhou, Chinese Cultural songs & “Wonderfully Made”

Spirit of the Dance/Bollywood dance group & audience participation

Rachel Wei, Youth, national/international award-winning pianist

Rabbi Laura Duhan Kaplan & Charles Kaplan, Jewish songs, participation  

Pow Wow Dance Performances - approx. 3:15pm

Andrew Wilson, Grass Dancer, Tshimshian, Northern BC

Victoria Toth, Jingle Dress Dancer, Anishinabe, Grand Portage, Minnesota

Shyama Priya, Fancy Shawl;

Rubiya Whitebean, Jingle;

David Whitebean, Men’s Fancy

Pow wow dance lessons! - audience participation

Live Auction/Coffee Break - approx. 4pm

Heidi Epp, Director, Youth/Children’s Choirs

Shimmy for the Soul Belly dancers (4) with Nicole

Marcia Meyer, Magic Time, Chrystal Tranquility, Autumn & audience

Anne Loch, Catholic theologian ,“folksie” modern & international folk

Live Auction/Coffee Break approx. 5:25

Andrea Menard, award-winning Metis singer/actor, drum songs

Yvonne Chartrand, Metis dancer, Louis Riel Metis Dancers

Metis Dancing with Yvonne Chartrand - audience participation  

Thanks & Dinner  - approx. 6:30  

Dinner Menu

Organic turkey, gourmet stuffing & all the trimmings, potatoes, vegetables, green salad, Caesar salad, fruit, festival celebration cake, various pastries – Chefs Darlene Mondor & Steven Seegerts