Festivals are a great way for people with common interests and backgrounds to get together and celebrate the things that they love. Whether it's a cultural, arts, or food festival, these events encourage us to get out, learn new things, and meet new people.
Calgary is a city that hosts many different festivals each year, and this April is no different.
Starting at the end of March and running until April 8th, Taking Flight is a yearly festival hosted by the University of Calgary. During this festival, undergraduate and graduate students at the University are given the chance to showcase their work to the public.
Visit Taste of Jamaica 2017 on April 15th at the Thorncliffe Greenview Community Centre to celebrate Jamaican culture and enjoy some authentic Jamaican cuisine. Tickets are just $5.
Calgary's 14th Underground Film Festival is taking place from April 17 to 23 this year at the Globe Cinema. Attendees can look forward to seeing 40 films and 20 short films featured along with several special events, including CUFFcade, which showcases Canadian independent video games.
To celebrate National Poetry Month, Calgary is holding its annual Spoken Word Festival from April 22 to 25 at Hotel Arts and Festival Hall. The festival consists of several workshops, performances, and even an open mic night.
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