Victoria BC Ska and Reggae Society

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Victoria BC Ska and Reggae Society

Victoria Ska & Reggae Society Statement of Purpose

To educate the public on ska, reggae and other genres influenced by the Jamaican and Caribbean musical traditions and promoting their importance within Canada, in support of cultural diversity.

To empower youth, local musicians and music lovers to be active members of their local arts and music community.

Our activities include: an annual festival with a significant number of free all-ages and family friendly music events; year-round music programming and free workshops presented by musicians educating the public about musical history.

To present and commission local and international artists who work within various mediums (painting,performance, film and video, installations, spoken word, literature, culinary arts) inspired by Jamaican and Caribbean history, culture and musical genres that span generations and borders.

Collaborate with local schools, artists and community organizations to engage and educate the community about the rich musical and cultural heritage that Jamaica, the Caribbean and Canada share.

To work cooperatively with national and international governments in support of arts and culture inspired by Jamaican and Caribbean history.
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