Oscar Coisne

Oscar Coisne

Resident of Surrey for the last 30 years. Extensive background in the Tourism industry. Hobbies include soccer, music, and computers.


11th ANNUAL SURREY' SANTA PARADE Sunday DECEMBER 4, at 4:30pm Downtown Cloverdale Warm up your Christmas Spirit at the 11th Annual Surrey’s Santa Parade of Lights that now starts in the historic downtown Cloverdale. Surrey’ Santa parade includes floats, boats, horses, marching units, antique cars/trucks, buses and of course at the end of the parade will be Santa. New to this year’s parade are two of the stars of the Discovery Channel “Highway Thru Hell”, Jordie and Nik Duperon who have recently moved to Cloverdale. They will be signing autographs beside Santa who will be available for DYI charity photos 2 hours before the parade start in the parking lot of the BC Vintage Truck Museum (6022 176 St. just west of Elements Casino on the Cloverdale Fairgrounds.) The parade starts at 4:45pm and there will be several groups along the route selling food and novelties with proceeds going to...
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BEAR CREEK PARK CHRISTMAS TRAIN 13750 – 88 Ave at King George Blvd. from Friday DECEMBER 9 to Sunday January 1, 2017 (Closed Christmas day) Opened from 10am to 4pm (Closed Christmas day) Last train leaves at 3:45, * Phone: (604) 501-1232 Adults & Children $10.00 each + tax Visit with Santa & receive a candy cane, children do activities on our platform and take a train ride through the Christmas forest. http://www.bctrains.com Wishing you a very Merry Christmas...

Surrey Tree Lighting Festival

Saturday, 19 NOVEMBER at 12 noon – 9pm Surrey City Hall: 13450 – 104th Ave, Surrey Save the date! We’re kicking off the holiday season by lighting Surrey’s Tree in City Hall Plaza. This FREE family event is packed with fun activities, including a visit from a special jolly fellow. Come illuminate City Hall Plaza on November 19, 2016, and light the City’s official Christmas tree at the annual Tree Lighting event. The highlight of this spectacular family event will involve Mayor and Council joining Santa as they turn the switch to light the City’s official Christmas tree and kick off the holiday season in Surrey. Check out the full lineup, and make your plan for things to do at the Festival: Surrey Tree Lighting Festival Festival Lineup Things to Do at the Festival So mark the date and join us on November 19....

Diwali Downtown Surrey

Saturday, NOVEMBER 5th., 3pm to 7pm Centre Stage at Surrey City Hall 13450 - 104 Ave. This year’s event welcomes various artists to showcase unity in diversity with Shiamak Vancouver for a Bollywood dance performance finale. Look for information about other artists and programming on the Diwali Fest website. Diwali Downtown is the festival’s main event and a key attraction for our festival sponsors, drawing thousands of attendees from all demographics for a South Asian cultural extravaganza. Diwali Downtown brings together the best of contemporary and classical Indian culture for the entire family. This year’s event will include over fifteen unique music and dance performances, an Indian style bazaar (marketplace) featuring South Asian crafts and food. Diwali Fest is an annual South Asian arts and culture festival celebrating the universal light that exists in everyone. Suitable for the whole family...

Garden Light Festival at Bear Creek Park

Tuesday, OCTOBER 18, from 6 to 9pm Bear Creek Park, 13750 - 88 Ave Come on out for some FREE family entertainment! This year we are working with 365 Productions as well as the Surrey Arts Centre to bring the garden to life with lights, lanterns and performers. The trails and the trees will be illuminated as you wander through an ever changing display of colours. Grab a snack (mini donuts, grilled cheese sandwiches and hot beverages), make a lantern and prepare to be wowed! Don't forget to pack a flashlight and dress for the weather - rain or shine (extreme weather exceptions). Surrey Art Gallery's Artmaking Days If you would like to make a lantern to bring to the light festival, take part in one of the Surrey Art Gallery's artmaking activities at inFlux, Culture Days, and Family Sunday...

City Centre Library Turns 5!

You are invited to City Centre Library's 5th Anniversary! Saturday, October 1st, 11 AM - 3 PM City Centre Library, 10350 University Drive. It’s a day of free fun for everyone, including: · special guests like Bing Thom Architects , author Ujjal Dosanjh, Surrey Poet Laureate Renée Sarojini Saklikar, and City of Surrey Community Planning Division · facepainting · musical performances · storytimes Listen to the Langley Ukulele Orchestra and the Sunrise Seniors Choir. Meet musician and illustrator Chris Hamilton. Remember to check out our Community Group Hub and discover a new pastime. Activities' Program: https://www.facebook.com/events/1813631182201695/ Join us on Saturday, October 1, 11:00 to 3:00, to mark this special occasion. There will be special guests, crafts and activities for all ages. Save the date and see you there! General info: http://www.surreylibraries.ca/4682.aspx  ...

Surrey Reggae Festival September 10th

September 10, from 1pm to 10pm Cloverdale Fairgrounds - Stetson Bowl 6050 - 176th Street LUCIANO A celebration of Caribbean and African culture through music, food and handcrafts. TURBULENCE An all ages shows with some of the greatest artists of the Reggae scene. Some of the artists include Jamaican sensation Luciano and Turbulence, Vancouver's Pendomoja, Maffie and Crew, Empress Omolara, Los Furios, top DJs and more. Maffie and Crew Advance Tickets $20, FREE for kids under 12 years old accompained by an adult. On line= https://www.ticket-pal.ca/event/Surrey-Reggae-Festival Empress Omolara Ticket outlets: Reggae Cafe, Calabash Bistro in Gastown, Riddim n' Spice on Commercial, Zulu Records on Kitsilano, Red Cat Records and Neptoon Records on Main St., and Highlife Records on Commercial Dr., Madhouse Records in Burnaby 9526 Erickson Drive. One Love Joy Ride Book your ride from Skytrain to the Festival Give us a call. 604.760.9387 Presented by Latinos en Accion, Latin...

Namaste Canada 2016

Consulate General of India, Vancouver presents Namaste Canada 2016 Reflecting India's rich diverse cultural heritage. Indian Classical & Folk dances. Documentaries & so much more. Featuring professional & emerging artists from over 20 Indo Canadian Associations Free Entrance, Come Enjoy and Celebrate Celebrate India's rich cultural heritage, and the flourishing ties between India and Canada! Representatives from more than 20 Indo-Canadian associations and cultural societies in BC have come together for the first annual Namaste Canada. It's a vibrant visual tour representing customs and traditions of the different states of India with a program organized by enthusiastic performers and highly accomplished local artists. Activities include: classical and folklore performances in customary attire and the use of traditional musical instruments interesting presentations on travel, and documentaries of India numerous food vendors with a variety of Indian and local food items to savor throughout the day Suitable for the whole family. Sunday, SEPTEMBER 4, 10:30 AM - 9:00 PM Surrey Arts Centre,...
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Naad Festival of Music, Dance & Film

KATHAK DANCE WITH CLASSICAL FUSION MUSIC October 28, 6:30 PM Main Stage at Surrey Arts Centre, 13750 - 88 Ave. This year's Festival features: Tabla ensemble with Akaljot Singh and Satpreet Singh (Tabla), and Baljit Singh (Dilruba) Kathak dance by Mangala Bhatt with classical fusion music by the Naad Fusion Band: Gagandeep Singh (Classical Vocal) Dr. Bruce Harding (Flute) Surinder Khaira (Drum) Amarjeet Singh (Tabla) Coach Sandhu (Guitar) Baljit Singh (Dilruba) Premiere of the short spoken word film OUR VICTORY, written by Ajmer Rode and directed by Gurleen Kaur Suri Tickets $20 On line. or call the Box Office at 604-501-5566 Time: 6:00 PM: Doors open—it's general seating so you're encouraged to arrive early to choose your seats. 6:30 PM: Performance Running time approximately 2 hours 15 minutes, no intermission. Presented by Naad Foundation: http://www.naadfoundation.ca/...

Indian Cultural Festival 2016

Sunday, July 31st, - Bear Creek Park, 13750 - 88 Ave, 11 AM - 9 PM Join top South Asian performers from around the world at the 21st Annual Mela (Festival) Gadri Babian Da. Enjoy carnival rides for the kids, food, crafts and other live entertainment. Our annual one day attendance averages between 70,000 & 100,000 festival-goers. The Mela is dedicated to the men and women of multiple cultures and faith groups who fought for democracy and human rights. This event reminds Canadians of our commitment to an open society where mutual respect and understanding are honored, differences are respected and traditions are cherished. The festivities taking place on this day provide our community with a wonderful opportunity to learn more about the rich heritage and traditions of Indian culture, contributing to cross cultural understanding and an appreciation of our multicultural population....


Sunday, July 31st, from 12noon to 7pm Holland Park, 13428 Old Yale Road, Surrey Hosted by Jamaican Canadian Cultural Association of BC.  ...

Holi Colour Festival 2016

Monday, August 1st from 2pm to 7pm. Laxmi Narayan Mandir, 8321 - 140th St. The most fun you will have all summer! Celebrating Spring in the Summer! Holi Colourfest, is a traditional Indian holiday celebrated in our own innovative fashion, adapted to the contemporary Canadian/American scene. In India, Holi announces the arrival of spring and the passing of winter. The festival breathes an atmosphere of social merriment. People bury their hatchets with a warm embrace and throw their worries to the wind. Every nook and corner presents a colourful sight. Young and old alike are covered with colors (red, green, yellow, blue, black and silver). People in small groups are seen singing, dancing and throwing colors on each other. This event is an alcohol free, vegetarian event for all ages and people from all backgrounds to come together in pure happiness. Holi is celebrated with special importance in the North...
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SURREY's FUSION FESTIVAL - Sat. 23 - Sun. 24 JULY HOLLAND PARK - 13428 Old Yale Rd, from 11am to 10pm Surrey's Fusion Festival, is the City's signature multicultural festival. Happening July 23-24th 2016, this festival celebrates Surrey's significant cultural diversity and we're inviting everyone to the party! For more information: http://www.surreyfusionfestival.ca/...
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Newton Community Walk

Friday, July 8th, 9am - 11am, starting/meeting point: McDonald's Restaurant 13565 - 72 Ave Every movement starts with a passionate few that drive change in their neighborhood. As a result and it's Newton’s time to take back its streets and galvanize the community. Newton must take ownership of its future and community buy in is essential to ensure its long term vibrancy and optimism. The Newton BIA has adopted streets thru the Surrey Adopt-a-Street program. We will be walking to streets, picking up trash, reporting problem sites while building community! Hosted by: Newton Business Improvement Association  ...
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