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Digital Carnival and Canopy of Light, July 20


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Digital Carnival

Friday July 20, 7:30pm
Minoru Plaza, Richmond Cultural Centre

Canopy of Light (9:30pm – Midnight)

Chanelling The Festive Energy Of Carnevale And Mardi Gras, Digital Carnival Will Kick Off This Year’s Yk Festival With A Bang! Come In Casual Gear Or Dressed For A Masquerade, And Dance The Night Away Under A Summer Sky Filled With Large Scale Video Projections, Multimedia Installations, Live Music Performances, And More!

 Activity Highlights:


Local DJ talent spin their jams and showcase their skills in a shipping container turned dance club among the trees in the Minoru Plaza. Come out and show us your moves, as the music spins throughout the festival.

 Dela Dope

Laidback and easy-going, Filipino-Canadian rapper/hip hop artist, Michael San Jose (a.k.a.Dela Dope) uses metaphors, symbols, imagery and wordplay to jump outside the mainstream.

  Gentlemen’s Vibe

It’s music the way gentlemen do it. Richmond rap duo Justin Villarosa and Neal Zabalahave wooed thousands of local and onlinefollowers with what has been described as the “perfect combination of hip hop, R&B and alternative music, complemented by some feel good beats.”

  Unbreakable by Sebnem Ozpeta (Video Artist)

A live video projection Unbreakable explores non-verbal communication through body movements between intimate and personal spaces by experimenting with human form in digital realm.

 Japanese Animation Showcase

Canopy of Light (9:30pm – Midnight)

Hands on Animation Workshop (7:00pm – 9:00pm) by:

  • Animation booth hosted by Reel 2 Real
  • Printmaking booth hosted by Richmond Printmakers Group
  • Mr. Shape iTune App booth hosted by Koo-KI
  • Mask Making booth
  • 7:30pm – 7:40pm  –  Welcome MC
  • 7:40pm – 8:25pm:  –  Gentlemen’s Vibe 
  • 8:25pm – 9:00pm:  –  Dela Dope
  • 9:00pm – 9:30pm:  –  Japanese Animation Showcase
  • 9:30pm – 10:30pm:  –  Andrew Van Hassel
  • 10:30pm – midnight:  –  Michael Red

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