Feb 18, 2020 - Feb 29 2020
9:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Venues TBA in Vancouver, BC
19th Annual Talking Stick Festival
The premier Indigenous arts festival in N. America, Hosted by Full Circle: First Nations Performance
February 18th-29th, 2020 in locations across Vancouver, BC
Talking Stick Festival began as a way to showcase and celebrate Indigenous art and performance to a wider audience. Now in its 19th year, this unique and exciting event has grown into a full 2-week Festival held annually in February at locations across Vancouver.
Attracting over 20,000 attendees each year and still growing, Talking Stick Festival is noted as being the premier, multi-disciplinary Indigenous arts festival in North America, known for featuring both nationally and internationally acclaimed Aboriginal artists as well as those on the rise.
The festival will feature an eclectic mis of Aboriginal musical acts and an assortment of workshops, artist talks and panel discussions as well as an Industry Series for arts professionals. Exhibitors will showcase theatre, dance, film, drumming, music, spoken word, visual arts, multimedia performance and more.
Full Circle is a non-profit society & registered charity that creates opportunities for Indigenous artists. Margo Kane, an interdisciplinary Cree/Saulteaux artist and Indigenous arts leader, founded Full Circle in 1992. Upon establishing Full Circle, Kane’s vision was to make a profound contribution to the development of Indigenous performance in Canada.