Celebrate arts and culture in Surrey

Numerous events taking place around the city this weekend to raise awareness and increase participation in the arts.

This weekend, Surrey is hosting several free family-friendly events in celebration of “Culture Days,” a Canada-wide movement to raise awareness, accessibility, participation and engagement in arts and culture.

Local events include:

• Hip Hop Sharing Sessions with Streetrich Hip Hop

Sept. 26, 1-5 p.m. at the Surrey Arts Centre (13750 88 Ave.)

Streetrich Hip Hop Society will be showcasing the elements of Hip Hop and promoting the original values of the culture: Peace, Love, Unity and Having Fun. Try these different elements with the guidance of professional and experienced artists.

• Diwali Fest Workshops

Sept. 26, 1-5 p.m. at the Surrey Arts Centre (13750 88 Ave.)

Light up your spirit and get ready for Diwali. Get lessons in all things Diwali from bhangra dancing to diya painting to sari tying and mehndi.

• Youth-Led Collaborative Art Project

Sept. 26, 1-5 p.m. at the Surrey Arts Centre (13750 88 Ave.)

Visitors invited to collaborate on a new group art project. The finished artwork will be installed in the windows of the Newton Community Policing Station.

• Surrey’s Vibrant Cultural Mosaic

Sept. 25, 12-4 p.m. at the Turnbull Gallery (South Surrey Recreation & Arts Centre, 20 Avenue and 144 Street)

and Sept. 26, 1-5 p.m. at the Surrey Arts Centre (13750 88 Ave.).

Visual artist and Surrey’s Culture Days Ambassador, Mandeep Wirk, will lead a mixed-media collage where visitors can contribute to a map celebrating Surrey’s vibrant cultural mosaic.

• Art in the City Studio Tour

Sept. 27, 12-4 p.m. at #106 – 12882 85 Ave. Join Culture Days Ambassador, Mandeep Wirk, as she joins local artist, Jarnail Singh, in his studio to chat with visitors about his work. Many more studios are also included in the tour. Check www.tourismsurrey.com/studiotour for locations

 

For more about Culture Days, visit www.surrey.ca/events

 

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