Travel

Festivals

Hip-hop and horses

KARIN MARLEY April 12 2004
Travel

Festivals

Hip-hop and horses

KARIN MARLEY April 12 2004

Festivals

Hip-hop and horses

KARIN MARLEY

ICA Folkfest Victoria, June 26-July 4 Largest multicultural festival in Western Canada (www.icafolkfest.com)

Winnipeg Folk Festival July 8-11 60 international musical acts, many artisans (www.winnipegfolkfestival.ca)

Sound Symposium St. John’s, July 8-18 International festival of new music (www.soundsymposium.com)

Ottawa Bluesfest July 9-18 Blues, gospel, roots, world music, with bigname performers (www.ottawa-bluesfest.ca)

Calgary Stampede, July 9-18 ( www.calgarystampede.com)

Merritt Mountain Music Festival Merritt, B.C., July 13-18 A country music bash (www.mountainfest.com)

Caribana Toronto, July 16-Aug. 2 Caribbean festival with calypso music, elaborate costumes (www.caribana.com)

Folk On The Rocks Music Festival Yellowknife, N.W.T., July 16-18 From Inuit throat singing to hip-hop ( www.folkontherocks.com)

Festival Internationale de Jazz de Montreal June 30-July 11 2,500 bands, 1.8 million spectators ( www.montrealjazzfest.com)

Icelandic Festival of Manitoba and Gimli Film Festival Gimli, July 30-Aug. 2 Music, film, culture ( www.icelandicfestival.com)

Congrès mondial acadien 2004 various locations in Nova Scotia, July 30-Aug. 15 Traditional music, arts, family reunions ( www.cma2004.com)

Edmonton International Fringe Theatre Festival Aug. 12-22 North America’s largest fringe theatre event (www. fringethea trea d ven tures, ca)

Caribana (above) is one of many attractions