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Save the Date: July 6-15, 2017

Indian Summer Festival

Vancouver, Canada
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Festival Dates

July 6 – 15, 2017

ARUNDHATI ROY | JUNE 26
The Ministry of Utmost Happiness
Literature

IN-BETWEEN WORLDS | JULY 12
With MG Vassanji
Literature

GRAPHICALLY SPEAKING | JULY 14
With Joe Sacco & Molly Crabapple
Ideas

OPENING GALA | JULY 6
With Vikram Vij & Guest Chefs
Gala

DYING WORDS | JULY 13
With Dr. Anvita Abbi
Literature

MORNING RAGA | JULY 15
With Mohamed Assani & Amarjeet Singh
Music

PARCELS & FUGUE STATES | JULY 7
With Pasha Malla & Anosh Irani
Literature

A MUSE OF FIRE | JULY 13
With Joe Sacco, Raghu Karnad & Kamila Shamsie
Ideas

CLOSING NIGHT: 5X15 & CONSTELLATIONS | JULY 15
With Kamila Shamsie, Molly Crabapple, Carmen Rodriguez & Kalyani Pandya
Ideas

HERE IS WHERE WE MEET | JULY 8
With L.Subramaniam & Ernie Watts
Music

I SEE THE PROMISED LAND | JULY 14
With Arthur Flowers
Ideas

CLOSING NIGHT: CONSTELLATIONS | JULY 15
With Mob Bounce, Rup Sidhu, Tiffany Moses & Special Guest
Music

A Contemporary Multi-Arts Festival

About Us

Indian Summer Festival is a contemporary multi-arts festival that takes place over ten days every July in Vancouver, Canada. Named as #1 of the five best Canadian festivals “worth planning your summer travels around” by Westjet Magazine, the festival presents a combination of free and ticketed events, including music, ideas (writers & thinkers), visual art and public engagement (free performances/public art projects). From novelists to Grammy Award-winning musicians, international visionaries to oral storytellers, Indian Summer Festival has presented emerging artists as well as Nobel, Booker, Grammy and Oscar prize nominees on its stages.  Don’t miss the 7th annual festival, which takes place July 6 -15, 2017.

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Indian Summer Festival takes place on the unceded Coast Salish territories of the Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), Səl̓ílwətaɬ (Tsleil- Waututh), and xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam) Nations.