THEME Bridging Cultures, Engaging Communities, Inspiring Discoveries |DATE July 14 & 15, 2018 |VENUE Vancouver |ADMISSION Free
The Silk Road Festival is a social enterprise project that aims to enhance intercultural appreciation and community interaction, inspire travel and technological discoveries based on the ancient Silk Road motivations.
On the ancient Silk Road, newcomers to the land interacted with locals fostering understanding, tolerance and respect for one other.
Social interaction of this nature is particularly pertinent in light of current world events. Partial proceeds go towards supporting MOSAIC Programs.
This two-day outdoor multicultural festival features cultures and exchanges between East and West on the world’s famed historic trade routes through arts, food, travel and technology.
A free event for the general public including families; lovers of arts, culture, travel and all things fun.
Highlights include cultural performances; food and beverage demonstrations and tastings; arts and crafts, travel, technology marketplace and exhibits from countries with affiliation to the Silk Road Routes.
Why Host the Silk Road Festival in Vancouver?
Vancouver is the most ethnically and linguistically diverse modern metropolis on the Canadian West Coast. The crossroads between East and West.
Its multicultural population has strong ties with countries alongside the Silk Road.
Vibrant arts and cultural scenes, diverse foodscape and innovative high tech hub.