Earth: the World Urban Festival
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Earth: the World Urban Festival is a one-time 5 day art and culture festival taking place at the Great Northern Way Campus June 21-25. It is the official arts and culture festival of the huge United Nations sponsored World Urban Forum (which will be Vancouver's largest gathering of foreign delegations since Expo '86). Entrance to the festival site is free. The festival presents concerts, shows, workshops and dialogues from over 20 countries as well as a main concert stage with beer garden seating. 5 fully programmed on-site venues include the Black Box Studio, enter the 'Shabono' a 450seat multimedia teepee structure within a transformed warehouse space. please check our full program @: www.worldurbanfestival.com
Free outdoor Mainstage shows include the Global Hip Hop Mainstage, Sal Ferreras with Shane Koyczan, and The Coup.
Listing last confirmed: May. 11, 2006