A FREE Family event open to all. AbbyFest held on 15 Sept 2012 at AgRec Bldg. 32471 Haida Dr, Abbotsford BC.
Doors open at 9:30 am
10 am Opening Ceremonies & Parade of Nations
11 am - 6:30 pm Non stop Entertainment (FREE)
6:30 pm Lantern Festival and Laser Lite Show
http://www.abbyfest.com/4th Annual September 17th 2011, Opening ceremonies 10am
Building Bridges - Bringing Communities Together.
Increase public awareness of Multiculturalism, build & sustain a harmonious foundation of trust, mutual respect, social cohesion, better understanding and develop strong bonds among people.
Promote Racial and Ethnic harmony, and Cross-Cultural understanding.
Convey that all citizens may keep their identities, take pride in their ancestry yet at the same time have a strong sense of belonging to Canada.
ABBYFEST Multicultural Festival recognizes and allows members of distinct groups within the society to celebrate their cultures and traditions as a way to promote social cohesion.
Open Invitation to ALL. come and Celebrate our Cultural Diversity by participating in the Interactive Cultural Events presented by the members of our vibrant diverse community. Enjoy the Socio-Cultural Displays, Arts & Crafts, Dances, Fashion Shows, Entertainment, and take pleasure of smelling the aroma and tasting of various Ethnic Foods that will be available at the ABBYFEST.
Opening Ceremonies consist of the Parade of Nations at the Abbyfest grounds. The Participants dressed in various national costumes, lead by First Nation Elders, will carry the flags of the different nations represented in the Fraser Valley.
Dynamic Dance Performances, Israeli Folk Dancing, Saudi Dancers, Spanish Music & Songs, Tam O'Shanter Scottish Country Dancers, Bhangra Beat, Francophone Music & Songs, Inver Glenn Irish Dancers, Poltava Ukrainian Dance, Break Dancing, Chinese Songs & Dan
Building Bridges - Bringing Communities Together