Calling All Music and Dance Performers Febuary12, 2013
The Caribbean Days Festival organizers are calling for performers to submit requests to participate in Caribbean Days Festival.The 2013 Caribbean Days Festival will be held on Saturday July 27th and Sunday July 28th at Waterfront Park located in Beautiful North Vancouver, B.C. Canada. This park is an exciting outdoor venue that comfortably accommodates thousands of people. This Festival, which is the largest of its kind in BC attracts over 30,000 over two days, annually and is preceded by a huge Multicultural Streets Parade on the Saturday morning. Our goal is to continue to provide an awareness of our music, artistes, art and culture.
We are looking for musicians and performers with CARIBBEAN Culture or AFRO/CARIBBEAN, AFRO LATIN/AFRO WORLD content. Ultimately we would like to select a variety of performers that best project the image and Diversity of the Region. Open Air concert, indoor concert, dance hall stage, parade float and easy listening. Please provide us with your promotional kit and any tapes or CD’s. We may request an audition of your group.
Join us on stage! Please print and read the following documents and submit the Entry and Waiver forms by the deadline.
Equipment provided: A complete sound system with a 32-channel board and back line gear. A professional sound engineer for the outdoor main stage (approx. 24 x 40) is available. Performers MUST provide any special equipment requirements.
Compensation: Performers are given HONORARIUMS which are funded primarily by a provincial gaming grant and the fundraising efforts (proceeds from concessions) of the T&T Cultural Society. There is no cover charge or entrance fee.
What to submit:
- Brief statement of your performance outline
- Bio/professional resume of your group
- Promotional photographs
- Two reviews (optional)
- A representative sample of your work
- Musicians: CD or tape
- Dance groups: one VHS videotape
Send Materials/enquiries to:
CDF Stage Manager
8902 Lauder Drive
Surrey, BC V3V 6L2
Deadline May 15th 2013 (Successful applicants will be notified June 13th 2013)
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