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Heritage Week - Sunbury Hall

Feb 24, 2018, 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM

Delta Heritage Week is a one week celebration that includes 2-days of festivals celebrating the many cultural heritage traditions in Delta. Come celebrate with us and learn about the ways that culture is expressed in Delta through arts, music, dance, and stories. More info about Heritage Week can be found here.

Join us Saturday, February 24 at Sunbury Hall from 10 am-5:30 pm for workshops and an evening presentation. Download the schedule here.

Should you wish to get in touch with someone regarding the event, you may contact Stephanie Haddaway, Education Coordinator,  604-952-3838. 



Presented by

10 am-4 pm

Community Booths
Try a craft activity, watch a demonstration, and participate in our community art project.

Featuring interactive community booths.

11 am-12 pm

Cedar Weaving Workshop
Make your own woven cedar bracelet and learn about Tsawwassen weaving traditions.

Loretta Williams,

Tsawwassen First Nation

11 am-2 pm

Get your own heritage caricature portrait!


12-1:30 pm

International Hot Dogs
Hot dogs available for sale. Use the international ingredient bar to dress your hot dog with ingredients from around the world.

Prepared by the North Delta Lions

1-1:05 pm

Capoeira Warm-Up Performance
Equal parts music, dance and acrobatics, Aché Brasil infuses the culture, traditions and music of Brazil in a spectacle of movement and color.

Aché Brasil

1:10-1:55 pm

Capoeira Workshop
Capoeira is a Brazilian art form, which combines dance, music, and acrobatics with martial arts. Known as the secret dance of Brazil, capoeira is an astonishing display of acrobatics, breath-taking kicks and self-defence tactics performed to the music of the Berimbau (an ancient stringed bow-like instrument) and drums. Come try it for yourself in this fun-filled, high-energy workshop.

Aché Brasil

2:30-3:30 pm

Henna Workshop
Learn how to create your own beautiful henna designs.

Ramina Randhawa


4:00-5:00 pm

Samosas and Snacks
Enjoy a free snack before the evening’s special presentation.


4:30-5:30 pm

Special Presentation:
Duty, Honour & Izzat
During the First World War Indian soldiers fought for the Crown as soldiers of the King and played a pivotal part in the campaigns on the Western Front and so share a deep heritage with Canada.

Steven Purewal, Indus Media Foundation