Coastal Dance Festival

Festival History

Coastal First Nations Dance Festival Vancouver BC, 2008-present

The Coastal First Nations Dance Festival provides an opportunity for First Nations artists to share and support one another in a celebration of lived traditions, bringing recognition to their unique cultures. It is only when stories, songs and dances are performed in full regalia that one gains a complete understanding of the purpose and meaning of Northwest Coast art. By witnessing these traditions our audiences will see that First Nations culture and arts are alive and vibrant.