Celebrate the multiculturalism of the Canada’s West Coast fishing industry at the Cannery’s annual Pull of the Net celebration, featuring performances by community organizations including a Chinese Lion Dance, Japanese Taiko Drummers, Coastal Indigenous performances, Canadian maritime music, and more. Visitors can also enjoy cultural workshops, food tastings, demonstrations and exhibits, representing the many cultures from our community.
This family-friendly event will be held both indoors and outdoors at the historic cannery. Event hours: 11am to 4pm. Admission is free.
11:00 Welcome Ceremony – Terry Point
11:30 Lion Dance – Northern Shaolin Traditional Martial Arts Club
12:30 Musqueam Dance Group – Coastal Wolf Pack
1:30 Zougla, the Greek Band!
3:00 Taiko Drumming – Tetsu Taiko
3:30 Eagle Connection Dancers
Exhibitors and Workshops:
Artists’ Circle (featuring Alana Hansen Art, Christine Mackenzie Mixed Media, Richmond Chinese Artists’ Club)
Earthand Gleaners Society
Fusako Fujiki’s Shodo Calligraphy
Pangaea Arts – Stories on Wheels
Pathways Aboriginal Youth Centre
Port of Vancouver
Richmond Public Library
Steveston Historical Society