GLOBALFEST ONEWORLD FESTIVAL
Elliston Park opens at 6:00 pm, so come early, set up your lawn chairs and take in the sights, sounds, smells, and tastes that the OneWorld Festival has to offer. Pavilions from some of Calgary's unique cultural communities will be showcasing their heritage dress, cultural music, incredible performances, and interactive activities for all. Take a stroll through the Night Market; featuring vendors that will have authentic handcrafted arts and keepsakes.
Calgary has the world in its hands embracing diversity across the planet through food, drink, entertainment, fireworks, and tons of family fun.
The OneWorld Festival will play host to various activities on site:
- OneWorld Village with 15 Cultural Pavilions and 4 Performance Stages
- Aboriginal Tipi Village
- OneWorld Café (12 Ethnic Food Booths) & International Bar
- Night Market
*See below for more details
OneWorld Village Cultural Pavilions:
- Calgary Chinese Merchants Association (CCMA)
- Chilean Canadian Community Association of Calgary
- Dances of the Middle East
- Franco - Albertan
- Guyana Canada Cultural Association (Calgary)
- Persian Gulf Club
- Philippines – Pearl of the Orient
- Tryzub Ukrainian
- Venezuela – A Hidden Treasure
- Viva Mexico
Blackfoot Crossing Historical Park
Pavilion Coordinator - Jack Royal & Gerald Sitting Eagle
Ask us about our tipi designs, our food, our powwows, our humour….ask us what you have always wanted to know and we will do our best to immerse you into Blackfoot Culture!
Committee for the Advancement of Native Employment (CANE) Tipi
Pavilion Coordinator – Garth Caron, Evelyn Egger, Timothy Hunt
Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) is instrumental in working with Aboriginal peoples throughout Canada. Committee for Awareness of Native Employees (CANE) is a volunteer employee group that has provided the tipi and support through volunteerism with PSAC Human Rights Committee. The Calgary Human Rights Committee is involved with the four equity-seeking groups, Aboriginal issues being one. National Aboriginal Peoples Circle (NAPC) is the Aboriginal initiative that brings together employees from several components to discuss issues that are relevant to their community for continued success and mentoring.
OneWorld Café Ethnic Food Booths:
- Ethnicity Catering
- Ihaw-Ihaw (Philippines)
- Indonesian Kitchen
- Pimento's (Italian)
- Taste of Quebec
- Tryzub Ukrainian
- Taste of Venezuela
Back for a third year, GlobalFest will be hosting its Night Market at Elliston Park for all six nights of the festival on August 16, 18, 20, 22, 24, and 26! Come see what our featured vendors have to offer.
Experience for yourself the cultural atmosphere and authentic arts and keepsakes that only the GlobalFest Night Market can offer!
Access to the Night Market is included with purchase of GlobalFest admission.
- Astalabastala International Treasures
- Corabella – Handmade Wirework Jewelry
- Doi Chaang Coffee
- Honey Fashion Accessories
- Jungle Flare
- Mia Bella's Scent-Sations
- Twisted Rose Designs