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LINK Picnic Festival

Saturday August 24 -
Sunday August 25, 2013
@
Victoria Park, Downtown Kitchener

 

Drumming Village

SATURDAY
 
SUNDAY

12:00 Opening Drum Circle (facilitated by Gerima)

 

12:00     Opening Drum Circle

1:00 Shaka Zulu (Salsa)   1:00        Mellow Drumming Meditations

2:00 PANLOGO Dance Workshop ( Uof W African Students Assoc.)

3:00 Organic Groove – Drum workshop

  2:00        Jeffrey Cummins -- Salsa Workshop
4:00 Oshungo Drum N Coco (Dance Workshop)   3:00        Shaka Zulu -- Fire Eating
5:30 Nhapithapi  Drum and Song Workshop (Zimbabwe)      315         Collective Drumming into Parade
7:00 Closing Unity Circle   4:00        Oshungo Workshop Djembe
    5:00    Amadou Keinou Djembe Workshop (Djembe master from Brikina Faso)
    6:30        Heritage Drum/Song Workshop (Caribbean/Africa)
    7:30        Closing Drum Circle

Artists


Steelpan Yard

 
SUNDAY 12-6pm
  12:15 Acoustic Steel
  1:00 Tropical Steelband
  3:00 Panwaves Steelband
     

Artists

After Festival Steelpan Classes begin in October


Mainstage

SATURDAY 1-9pm
 
SUNDAY 12-7pm
1:00 MC Intro   12:00 MC Intro
1:05 Organic Groove   12:05 Acoustic Steel Pan
1:20 Tony Okot   12:10 Lisbeth Haddad: LINK Steel Pan Student
1:30 DJ Jahbama -- Dance Competition Part I   12:13 Samuel Soga
3:00 Konyo Konyo   12:21 OYSU East Africa Dance
3:35 Nhapitapi   12:35 Stella Hill -- Fashion Extrodinaire Int'l
4:05 Lorraine Harris   1:05 Rufus
4:20 Alisha Nauth   1:20 Aileen Bennet
4:35 Lainey   1:35 Air Blaq
4:50 DJ Blacks -- Dance Competition - Part II   1:50 Michie Mee
5:55 UW African Students   2:10 Kitchener District Dance
6:10 Ekhaya   2:13 DJ Tripp D -- Dance Competition
7:30 Donne Roberts   3:12 Children's Carnival / DJ Lenny
    3:45 City / Regional / Provincial
    4:00 Waleed Abdulhamid
    5:20 Errol Blackwood

 

Artists



Children's Village

SATURDAY
 
SUNDAY
1-5pm Colouring/Freestyle Art   1 - 5 Colouring/Freestyle Art
1-5 Facepainting   1-5 Facepainting
1-5 The Museum   Art Innovators
2-4 Races   1-3:30 Candy Jar
1- 4 Candy Jar   2 - 4 Races
2-4 Races   2-5 Tumblebus
2- 4 Candy Jar   3:00 Carnival Parade
    4pm Limbo

 

Artists

 

Directions to Festival:

To Victoria Park (Courtland & David Street Entrance)

From Highway 401 (east or west)

  1. Take Exit #278 at Highway 8 West towards Kitchener-Waterloo
  2. Follow Highway 8 for five minutes until it becomes (in the far left lane) King Street
  3. Take King Street to Downtown Kitchener
  4. Turn left at Benton St. (Delta Hotel on corner, Frederick St. on right)
  5. Turn right at Courtland Avenue W
  6. Cross Queen St. S. and proceed to Victoria Park entrance at the corner of Courtland and David St.

See google map here

Downtown Kitchener:

Map of downtown Kitchener to Victoria Park

Updates

Free events to get you involved:
Festival begins with Free Drumming Workshops
Dates & Locations TBA
 
Mas Camp & workshops
Aug.19-21, Drop-inTuesday & Wednesday 6 - 9pm; Thursdaay 11am-4pm: Create / choose costumes, free workshops

LINK Picnic Festival's First Carnival Queen costume
King & Queen of the Parade Costume Show
August 21; 7:30 - 9:30pm
See costumes up close and learn about its creation

See this costume live:
August 11 - 16: Scotiabank, 115 King St. S, Waterloo
Other locations TBA

In the Park: Saturday Aug. 23, 12-8pm: Drumming Village, Mainstage, workshops, Children's Village, vendors.
In the Park: Sunday Aug. 24, 12-7pm: Drumming Village, Steelpan Yard, Mainstage, Children's Village, Carnival Costume Parade, Workshops, Demonstrations, vendors

 

VENDORS

 
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