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CELEBRATE GRAD at the LLIV Urban Cultural Festival

YachtCruiseNamed after Lucky Lady II, a plane that gained international recognition during the World War, LuckyLadyIV (LLIV) certainly is an iconic celebration that lives up to its name. Historically a signature yacht event for the postsecondary community to kick off summer and graduation, LLIV has now been scaled to be even bigger and better, combining music, fashion and art into an annual urban festival. 

“My vision is to strengthen Vancouver’s image as a young vibrant city,” says Creative Director Kayode Fatoba. “We achieve this when we showcase urban culture and address the needs of university students, graduates, and young professionals. These needs include networking professionally, discovering Vancouver and its artists, as well as celebrating with the Vancouver community. Lucky Lady IV addresses all of those needs.”

With a number of renowned investors including Golden Brush Art, Millionaire Lifestyle, City of Vancouver and much more, the momentum for the event has grown into a great festivity for the city, with an expectance of 4,000 attendees. From fashion shows to great artists, find out more below on why this year’s LLIV has been gaining a magnitude of attraction and why you need to be there:


DAY 1 CONNECT features a professional networking event for graduates in the fields of communication, design, finance, marketing and more, with employers such as Ernst & Young, Vancity Buzz, and Riipen.

DATE: JUNE 19TH 2015



Attire: Business Formal

DAY 2 DISCOVER is the historical boat cruise and red carpet event on a three-storey yacht inspired by the theme of Flawless by Beyonce, reinforcing the innovation and talent going into this generation’s professional world. Starting off with Vancouver’s first sailing fashion show sponsored by Vancity Tribe, guests will also feast on a dinner fully catered by award-winning Calabash Bistro, and dance the night away to live music and a variety of beats including Electronic Dance Music, Hip Hop, Afrobeats, and Bhangra.

DATE: JUNE 20TH 2015


TIME: 7PM – 12AM

Attire: Formal Chic

DAY 3 CELEBRATE urban multicultural Vancouver with the Concert on Canvas Festival at Stanley Park featuring live painting from Canada’s Champion Live Painter Yared Nigussu, and Headliner Walshy (Major Lazer), alongside hot rap, pop, Electronic Dance Music, and rock music. Vancouver’s favourite food trucks will be there along with a beer garden to compliment the great food.

DATE: JUNE 21ST 2015


TIME: 5PM – 10:30AM

Attire: Summer Style

Grab your last minute tickets HERE.

Krystele Chavez
Krystele was born and raised on the beautiful island of Saipan, Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands. Although from a tiny community, she was already traveling to North America at the age of 12 to compete and champion international public speaking competitions. Her global perspective has helped her branch out to discover new opportunities when she moved to BC seven years ago. At just 21, she has received a B.A. in Communications from SFU and has already worked for numerous organizations including Metro Vancouver, Canadian Cancer Society, Special Olympics BC, and the BC Non-Profit Housing Association to name a few. She is an entrepreneur, and handles social media for reputable brands. Krystele's passion is to help others find their voice and be heard, as well as inspire others to make the world a better place.