Society of Italian Researchers & Professionals in Western Canada
ARPICO aims to promote, share and facilitate the dissemination of knowledge and research work; to provide an accessible and informal forum for discussions, debate and exchange of ideas related to topics and issues relevant to modern society; to be a point of reference, support and networking for researchers, professionals and students in Western Canada; to promote cooperation and networking with governmental, industrial, and professional entities.
16th Annual European Festival
Burnaby Hosts European Festival @ Swangard Stadium

Annual celebration offers chance to experience diverse European culture, cuisine, entertainment and more.

Put the passport away, because there’s no need to spring for a flight or even a Eurorail pass to experience the authentic sights, sounds and tastes of Europe. On May 26th, Swangard Stadium will host the 15th Annual European Festival – which offers the perfect way to celebrate and enjoy Europe without the dreadful jetlag and airport security checks. This year’s festival brings together some 30 countries in this daylong cultural festival of food, fun and performances.

From 10:00am to 9:00pm on May 26th, the European Festival will feature music and dance performances that celebrate and represent the various participating countries. After 9:00pm (and until midnight), Swangard Stadium turns into a high-energy dance party with live music from the EUROPA Trio and Lime Production DJ from 9:00pm until midnight.


Join us as a member of ARPICO to support our endeavour to disseminate knowledge and research work, provide accesible and informal forums for discussions and debate, and exchange ideas realted to topics and issues relevant to modern society.