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Kamayan Fest


Culinary & food Dance Fibre & textile arts History & heritage Kids Music
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City Centre Artist Lodge

2111 Main Street

Vancouver, BC



Offered in English.

Wheelchair accessible and has gender-neutral washrooms.


The Kamayan Festival is a celebration that highlights the vibrancy and richness of Filipinx culture through food, art, and entertainment. This free community event invites everyone of all ages to experience the heart and soul of the Philippines.

Kamayan describes the act of eating with the bare hands, which is the traditional pre-colonial method of eating in Filipinx culture. Kamayan also describes the traditional comminal feasts or family meals.

Kamayan eating has brought Filipinxs together for thousands of years, and is practiced to this day as a way of paying tribute to the heritage of our culture.



Kapitamayan Cultural & Heritage Collective

Kapitamayan Cultural & Heritage Collective is a nonprofit committed to embracing the heart and soul of Filipinx culture. We champion change through a lens that reclaims our heritage and recognizes all perspectives. We're all about celebrating the colourful tapestry of Filipinx culture while embarking on an enlightening journey along the way.