Earthdance Vancouver 2014 - daytime event

EARTHDANCE
Global Peace Party

Saturday September 20, 2014
Vancouver, BC
Xwáýxway (Stanley Park) at Prospect Point Picnic Area
12pm-7pm

Family-friendly

this event is BY DONATION, $10 or more requested
nobody turned away for lack of funds

This event is run entirely by donation. We have significant costs, including permits, insurance and equipment rental. All work is done lovingly by volunteers. Your donation is greatly appreciated!

please share widely on facebook! https://www.facebook.com/events/857794234239392

DJ Lineup:
Pyrrha Luna (Full Moon Medicine)
Beatrix The White
(Intention Gathering, http://www.mixcloud.com/BeatrixTheWhite)
SobeyOne (Green Samurai Clan / Full Moon Medicine, https://www.facebook.com/DjSobeyOne)
Stargirl (Rainbow Cathedral, http://djstargirl.com)
Raghunath Khe (Mantra Radio / Full Moon Medicine, https://soundcloud.com/raghunathkhe, http://mantraradio.co/)
Particleman (Subversive, http://www.subversivemusic.ca/)

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Workshops:

In relation to this years Earthdance theme of "Transformation" one or more talking circles will take place this year at Earthdance. These aim to help examine what areas can bring transformation locally and globally taking the energy of dancing and gathering for peace into the places needing it. Look for the Talking Circle area. These circles are intended for respectful listening not just talking. Some background on talking circles will be provided to those new to them to open each circle. All participants are expected to be sober. Gratitude to Chief Phil Lane Jr who has shared this approach with our dance community and many others.

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Master of Ceremonies: JAIAquarian

Yoga with Sue Horning of Unity Yoga
Yoga Zone
Kid Zone
Workshops
Global Linkup / Prayer for Peace / Spiral Dance at 5pm
bicycle procession with music, back into Vancouver after the event, leaving approx. 8pm after some cleanup/leave-no-trace has been done, see https://www.facebook.com/events/361523760682866/ for details

This is a LEAVE NO TRACE event!

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Workshops:
12pm to 1pm Opening Yoga w/ Sue Horning from Unity Yoga (Main Area)
1pm to 2pm Talking Circle with Sobey Wing (Workshop Area)
2pm to 3pm How to Dance to Electronic Music w/ Anne (Main Area)
2pm to 3pm Talking Circle w/ Sobey Wing (Workshop Area)
3pm to 4pm Acro Yoga with Sue Horning (Workshop Area)

Additional yoga (in the Yoga Zone)
1pm to 2pm - yoga with Nathan Gagné
2pm to 3pm - yoga with Robyn Mcleod
6pm to 7pm - yoga with Karen Lesly

DJ Schedule:
12pm to 1pm - Pyrrha Luna (Yoga Set)
1pm to 2pm - Particleman
2pm to 3pm - Stargirl
3pm to 4pm - SobeyOne
4pm to 4:30pm - Raghunath Khe  
4:30pm to 5:30pm - Spiral Dance / Prayer For Peace
5:30pm to 6pm - Raghunath Khe
6pm to 7pm - Beatrix The White

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Earthdance is the world’s largest annual synchronized global music and dance event for peace. Since 1997, Earthdance has been held in over 700 locations in 60 countries, and presented thousands of DJs and artists. The highlight of the Earthdance global event is the Prayer for Peace music track, played at the same moment at all locations. Over its 18 year history, Earthdance events have provided support to hundreds of peace, sustainability, and social justice charities. Earthdance is aligned with the global United Nations Peace Day observance, held on September 21st each year.

This year, the theme for Earthdance is "Transformation".

for more about Earthdance see http://www.earthdance.org

for more details about Earthdance Vancouver, see http://earthdance.ca or https://facebook.com/groups/EarthdanceVancouver

with support from Intention Gathering, http://intentiongathering.org

50% of the proceeds from this event will go to Living Oceans (http://livingoceans.org)

Volunteers welcome, please contact info[at]intentiongathering[dot]org to volunteer

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Earthdance Vancouver would like to acknowledge that this event takes place on Unceded Coast Salish Territory.

"Whoi Whoi, Chaythoos, Kanaka Ranch. Before there was a Stanley Park, there were villages on the peninsula. Stanley Park was by no means the pristine wilderness that we often imagine when it was designated as a park in 1888." - Stanley Park at 125: Faith, forgotten people, reclaiming a place in history, http://churchforvancouver.ca/stanley-park-at-125-faith-forgotten-people-reclaiming-a-place-in-history/

"Millennia-old native village sites in Stanley Park were still in use by first nations people in the 1880s when surveyors and road builders knocked the homes down to create the Park Drive perimeter road.

Road workers chopped away part of an occupied native house that was impeding the surveyors at the village of Chaythoos (pronounced 'chay toos'), near Prospect Point." - Before Stanley Park: First nations sites lie scattered throughout the area, http://www.canada.com/story_print.html?id=4286a015-9cbf-43ae-827f-00c5c5eae3f0

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"Prayer for Peace" to be played at Global Linkup time (5pm Vancouver time):

"We are one global family
All colors, All races
One world united.
We dance for peace and the healing of our planet Earth
Peace for all nations.
Peace for our communities.
And peace within ourselves.
As we join all dance floors across the world,
let us connect heart to heart.
Through our diversity we recognize Unity.
Through our compassion we recognize Peace.
Our love is the power to transform our world
Let us send it out
NOW..."

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