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Fusion Festival Announces 2015 Entertainment Line-up

Fusion Festival World Stage

June 10, 2015

Surrey, BC - Coast Capital Savings presents BC's largest multicultural celebration, Surrey Fusion Festival, at Holland Park on July 18 - 19, 2015.

The 2015 Fusion Festival line-up includes internationally renowned Punjabi singer-songwriter, Jazzy B, known as the “Crowned Prince of Bhangra” and will feature fellow-Punjabi singing sensation, Kaur B, who is best known for her song “Classmate”.  Also appearing is Latin performing-artist, Jose Feliciano, deemed by music critics as “the world’s greatest living guitarist.” Feliciano has earned forty-five gold and platinum records and nine Latin Grammy Awards. Additional performances include: The Tourist Company, Chin Injeti, En Karma, Matt Hoyles and Haya.

 

“Fusion Festival is an internationally acclaimed event that has been a tremendously popular festival within the City of Surrey and Metro Vancouver,” said City of Surrey Mayor Linda Hepner. “I take pride that our City stages such a richly diverse community event and I would like to acknowledge my deep appreciation of the numerous community groups that work in partnership to present it every year.”

 

In 2013 Surrey Fusion Festival was declared ‘Best Festival in the World’ at the International GALA Awards held in Nashville, following a nomination process involving top events from over 30 countries.

 

“This year Fusion Festival brings together over 40 international pavilions and exhibitors representing countries from all over the world,” said Councillor Mary Martin, Chair of Surrey's Diversity Advisory Committee. “It’s wonderful to have such a unique multicultural celebration hosted in Surrey.”

 

“Surrey’s Fusion Festival is now in its ninth year and truly celebrates diversity through music, food and culture in beautiful Holland Park,” said Councillor Bruce Hayne, Chair of the Parks, Recreation & Sports Tourism Committee. “Its reputation brings festival goers from throughout the region.”


Concerts and entertainment are free to the public. The event opens at 11 am. Visit the Fusion Festival website
www.surrey.ca/fusionfestival for more information.

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For event info contact:
Mary Rukavina
Manager, Special Events and Filming
604.591.4834

For media interviews contact:
Oliver Lum
Communications Manager, Office of the Mayor
604.375.4584