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AHA MEDIA filmed at the 7th Annual Downtown Eastside Heart of the City Festival Opening Ceremonies at Carnegie Community Centre on Wednesday Oct 27, 2010

 

Special Event
FESTIVAL OPENING CEREMONIES
Wednesday October 27, 2pm sharp
Carnegie Community Centre Theatre, 401 Main

Join friends from the neighbourhood and a very special guest for the grand opening of the seventh annual festival! Hear words of insight into the heart and home of the DTES from guest speakers, poets and artists of this community. Featured local artists include: Sam George (Tse-at-sul-tuxch) of the Squamish Nation who will open with a Welcome Song; beloved DTES poet and activist Bud Osborn; powerful traditional dance and music from Mike Dangeli and Mique’l Askren of Nisga’a, Tlingit and Tsimshian descent; neighbourhood treasure Takeo Yamashiro with his ethereal shakuhachi music; poet and community inspiration Stephen Lytton; the swinging Carnegie Jazz Band led by Brad Muirhead; and the uplifting Carnegie Village Choir led by Beverly Dobrinsky. Pre-ceremony piano entertainment from DTES treasure Stan Hudac. Reception to follow with special guest. Everyone welcome! Arrive early to get a seat as a full house is expected.

Below is a photo of Stan Hudac playing at Carnegie Centre

Below are photos and video of special guest, The Lieutenant-Governor of BC, the Honourable Steven Point coming into Carnegie Centre at the 7th Annual Downtown Eastside Heart of the City Festival in Vancouver

Below is a video of Carnegie Centre Jazz Band playing at the 7th Annual Downtown Eastside Heart of the City Festival in Vancouver

Below is a video of  Kat Norris giving to The Lieutenant-Governor of BC, the Honourable Steven Point at the 7th Annual Downtown Eastside Heart of the City Festival in Vancouver

Below is a video of Carnegie Jazz Band playing O Canada, Kat Norris speaks, and Sam George at the opening of the 7th Annual Downtown Eastside Heart of the City Festival in Vancouver

Below is a photo and video of Sam George of Squamish Nation playing a Welcome Song in Carnegie Centre at the 7th Annual Downtown Eastside Heart of the City Festival in Vancouver

Below is a photo of special guest – The Lieutenant-Governor of BC, the Honourable Steven Point at the 7th Annual Downtown Eastside Heart of the City Festival in Vancouver

Below is a video of The Lieutenant-Governor of BC, the Honourable Steven Point welcoming folks to the Opening of the 7th Annual Downtown Eastside Heart of the City Festival in Vancouver

Below is a video of  The Lieutenant-Governor of BC, the Honourable Steven Point speaking at the opening of the 7th Annual Downtown Eastside Heart of the City Festival in Vancouver

Below is a video of The Lieutenant-Governor of BC, the Honourable Steven Point invites the folks at the 7th Annual Downtown Eastside Heart of the City Festival in Vancouver to come to Victoria

Below is a video of  Gena Thompson, Terry Hunter, Ethel Whitty, Bud Osborn, Takeo Yamashiro at the opening of the 7th Annual Downtown Eastside Heart of the City Festival in Vancouver

Below is a photo of Bud Osborn, beloved DTES poet and activist

Below is a photo of Takeo Yamashiro with his ethereal shakuhachi music

Below are photos and video of St James Music Academy choir performing at the 7th Annual Downtown Eastside Heart of the City Festival in Vancouver

Below is Jenny Kwan, MLA for Vancouver – Mount Pleasant speaking at  the 7th Annual Downtown Eastside Heart of the City Festival in Vancouver

Below are photos of Vancouver City Councillor Heather Deal presenting a City of Vancouver proclamation ” Downtown Eastside Heart of the City Festival Day” to Terry Hunter and Gena Thompson at the 7th Annual Downtown Eastside Heart of the City Festival in Vancouver

Below is a photo of Ethel Whitty and The Lieutenant-Governor of BC, the Honourable Steven Point at the 7th Annual Downtown Eastside Heart of the City Festival in Vancouver

Below is a photo and a livestream video from a Nokia N97 mini cameraphone of St James Music Academy performing at the 7th Annual Downtown Eastside Heart of the City Festival in Vancouver

Below is a video of Dalannah Gail Bowen at the opening of the 7th Annual Downtown Eastside Heart of the City Festival in Vancouver

Below is a photo of the audience at the opening of the 7th Annual Downtown Eastside Heart of the City Festival in Vancouver

Below is photo and video of Git Hayetsk Dancers performing at the opening of the 7th Annual Downtown Eastside Heart of the City Festival in Vancouver

Below are photos, video and a livestream video from a Nokia N97 mini cameraphone of Stephen Lytton and Carnegie Village Choir perform at the opening of the 7th Annual Downtown Eastside Heart of the City Festival in Vancouver

Below are photo of April Smith’s hands livestreaming a video using a Nokia N97 mini cameraphone

Below are livestream videos using a Nokia N97 mini cameraphone, videos and photos of Rosanne Gervais and Carnegie Jazz Band at the opening of the 7th Annual Downtown Eastside Heart of the City Festival in Vancouver

Below are photos and a livestream video using a Nokia N97 mini cameraphone of Diane Wood and Richard Tetrault presenting to The Lieutenant-Governor of BC, the Honourable Steven Point at the 7th Annual Downtown Eastside Heart of the City Festival in Vancouver

Below is a video and livestream video from a Nokia N97 mini cameraphone of Git Hayetsk dancers leading the Lieutenant-Governor of BC, the Honourable Steven Point out of Canegie Theatre at the 7th Annual Downtown Eastside Heart of the City Festival in Vancouver

Below is a photo of Terry Hunter holding the City of Vancouver proclamation “Downtown Eastside Heart of the City Festival Day”

Below are photos of  Jenny Kwan and Terry Hunter being happy

Below is a photo of the Reception

Below is Richard Czaban of AHA MEDIA with The Lieutenant-Governor of BC, the Honourable Steven Point

AHA MEDIA is very proud to help provide social media coverage of the 7th Annual Downtown Eastside Heart of the City Festival in Vancouver from Pre festival events starting Wed Oct 20, 2010 through to the Main Festival during Wed Oct 27 – Sun Nov 7, 2010

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