RJ1200 Bollywood Game of Putting a Bindi on Aishwarya Rai’s forehead while blindfolded. RJ1200 is an Indian Language Radio Station Serving Vancouver. A bindi is a forehead decoration ‘dot’ very popular in South Asian countries. Of course, this contestant missed the mark. Aishwarya Rai is a big Bollywood movie star who is breaking ground in Hollywood as well.
Shyama Priya, Cree Nation Fancy Shawl Dancer & Eli Enns from Tofino, BC
The Polonez Polish Dancers are a popular act at the Surrey Fusion Festival.
Vietnamese Dancers in a 14-Hat Formation
Daddy Roy & The Messenger has that Jamaican sound at the Concord Pacific World Music Stage
A little sex appeal never hurts.
Not only is the Surrey Fusion Festival 2010 is FREE, there’s always some FREE drinks and other items to give away.
Audience did the Irish Circle Dance just like in the Leo & Kate blockbuster Titanic. Incidentally, the Oscar Winning soundtrack from the movie, “My Heart Will Go On” was played by Anaconda, a Peruvian musician at the Surrey Fusion Festival 2010 in this video – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1NwtTAlsMjM
Four Filipino girls did the Coconut Dance holding two halves of a coconut shelve.
Children Joins in The First Nations Kla-how-eya (Welcome) Grand Entry dance
Shyama Priya, a Cree Nation Fancy Shawl Dancer did her thing at the First Nations Grand Entry. It appears as if she was flying over trees in a forest.
Uzume Taiko, ancient Asia drumming art with a contemporary twist and lots of fun for these two band members.
All three Uzume Taiko drummers jumped up into the air before striking the Big Drum (Taiko) at the Concord Pacific World Music Stage, Surrey Fusion Festival 2010.
RCMP follows the First Nations at the Parade of Flags Opening Ceremony.
This group lead by a smiling Jamaican lady consists of Kenya, Korea and Mexico in the Parade of Flags Ceremony. Happy faces the whole bunch.
Taiwan, not China, has a big presence at the Surrey Fusion Festival 2010.
Anaconda Playing ‘El Condor Pasa’, a Peruvian song of the Andes made famous by Simon and Garfunkel in 1970. Anaconda the flutist musician often performs at Granville Island in Vancouver.
Dianne Watts, Mayor of Surrey BC.
BC Hydro Sustainability Playground.
Distinctive Indonesian Double Umbrellas.
An estimated 70,000 people showed up for the Surrey Fusion Festival 2010.
Oh yeah, the food like this spicy South Asian chicken.
Best Multicultural Music and Dance
Opening Ceremony Parade of Flags
Uzume Taiko Power Drum
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