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Although Apr might seem like an surprising time to strike a ski slopes, a Whistler World Ski Snowboard Festival strictly kicked off on Apr 8 and runs until Apr 17. The eventuality describes itself as “North America’s largest annual jubilee of sleet sports, music, humanities towering culture”, and merges a universe of skiing with a arts.
The festival is pronounced to embody a accumulation of giveaway activities, such as a array of daily concerts. This year, a lineup of low-pitched acts includes a Vancouver-based indie rope Bear Mountain, Toronto rope Modern Space and Canadian nation artist Tim Hicks.
Meanwhile, celebration animals can check out a Silent Disco on Apr 15, and trip on a span of headphones as they soak adult a beats from a contingent of DJs. If we cite a bar scene, a World Ski Snowboard Festival also offers several night events. A ladies’ night on Apr 16 facilities issuing champagne, while a Sunday Glow Party closes this year’s festivities on Apr 17.
For a film lovers in attendance, a Olympus 72 Hour Filmmaker Showdown 2nd Cuts Screening takes place on Apr 14. The eventuality takes a closer demeanour during Whistler’s film culture, with a look during internal cinema and a foe to find a winning filmmaker for 2016.
If you’re attending only for a sports, a Monster Boarderstyle competition facilities 4 riders during a time, as they contest on slopestyle terrain. For zealous skiiers or snowboarders who wish to batch adult on their equipment, a Demo Park offers an event for sleet sports enthusiasts to try out skis and boards.
Last though not least, dog lovers can also move their pups along if they devise to attend a festivities in Whistler. On Apr 16, a DogFest facilities a dog parade, dog competitions and a possibility for pet owners to showcase their pooches.
Whether you’re a seasoned snowboarder or simply looking to suffer drinks and live music, a Whistler World Ski Snowboard Festival only might be value a revisit this April.