Port Metro Vancouver

Port Metro Vancouver

June 12, 2015 13:30 ET

National Aboriginal Day Celebration at Canada Place to Feature Music and Activities for All Ages

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - June 12, 2015) - The North Point at Canada Place will come to life with music, dance and stories on Saturday, June 20, 2015 in celebration of National Aboriginal Day. The event will provide opportunities for guest of all ages to engage with and learn more about Aboriginal culture. Running from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., the day of celebration will feature a traditional Coast Salish welcome followed by a variety of performances and activities, including drum making, drumming and dance workshops, storytelling, carving and live music.

The National Aboriginal Day Celebration at Canada Place is presented by Port Metro Vancouver, with supporting media partners 24 hrs, CTV and 103.5 QM/FM. For a full list of performers, activities, schedule and location map, visit www.canadaplace.ca or www.facebook.com/canadaplace.

About Canada Place:

Canada Place is an iconic landmark and venue for world-class events and inspirationally Canadian experiences, located in the heart of Vancouver's waterfront. 2017 will mark the 150th anniversary of Canada's confederation and Canada Place is perfectly positioned to serve as a hub of celebrations on the west coast with an incredible year of programming. Canada Place is home port to the Vancouver-Alaska cruises, and houses Vancouver Convention Centre East, Pan Pacific Hotel, FlyOver Canada, World Trade Centre and VINCI Park. Canada Place is owned and operated by Port Metro Vancouver.

About Port Metro Vancouver:

Port Metro Vancouver is Canada's largest port and the third largest tonnage port in North America, responsible for Canada's trade with more than 160 world economies. Located in a naturally beautiful setting on Canada's west coast, Port Metro Vancouver is responsible for the efficient and reliable movement of goods and passengers, and integrates environmental, social and economic sustainability initiatives into all areas of port operations. Port Metro Vancouver is committed to meaningful engagement with the communities in which it operates and the shared obligation to improve the quality of life for Canadians. Enabling the trade of approximately $187 billion in goods annually, the port generates an estimated 100,000 jobs, $6.1 billion in wages, and $9.7 billion in GDP across Canada. As a non-shareholder, financially self-sufficient corporation established by the Government of Canada, Port Metro Vancouver operates pursuant to the Canada Marine Act and is accountable to the elected federal Minister of Transport.

For More Information

For a full listing of performers, activities and the event schedule visit www.canadaplace.ca or www.facebook.com/canadaplace.

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