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5x festival 2021
5X festival 2021
September 6-19

A two week music and arts festival pushing the boundaries and elevating South Asian youth culture.

#COMETOGETHER

Events

Sept 6

6pm-6:30pm PST

5X Press Spotlight: Gurnaz

Arts + Culture: A conversation with creator & influencer Gurnaz about all things arts, culture, beauty, & more.

Where: Instagram Live
*View online via @5Xfest Instagram

Sept 7

6pm-6:30pm PST

5X Press Spotlight: Gurkiran Kaur

News: A chat about what’s poppin in the news, politics & more with fashion designer & activist Gurkiran Kaur.

Where: Instagram Live
*View online via @5Xfest Instagram

Sept 8

6pm-6:30pm PST

5X Press Spotlight: Anik Khan

Community: A sit down with Queens-based Bengali rapper Anik Khan, about community, music, & his new EP.

Where: Instagram Live
*View online via @5Xfest Instagram

Sept 9

6pm-6:30pm PST

5X Press Spotlight: Special Guest!

Trending: One of our favourite creators gets up close and personal.

Where: Instagram Live
*View online via @5Xfest Instagram

Sept 10

6pm-6:30pm PST

5X Press Spotlight: Jolene Sloane

Conversation: A conversation with Punjabi drag queen Jolene Sloane about how they navigate their identity & culture.

Where: Instagram Live
*View online via @5Xfest Instagram

Sept 11 & 12

10am-5pm PST

5X Roots

Pop-up dance performances at iconic Surrey locations — curated by Vancity Bhangra.

Where: Instagram Live
*View online via @5Xfest Instagram

Sept 17

5pm-10pm PST

Blockparty: Day 1

Music performances + art lounge featuring Cinnamon Sandhu, Karishma Deo, Horsepowar + more.

The Beaumont Studios

Sold Out

Sept 18

3pm-10pm PST

Blockparty: Day 2

Music performances + art lounge featuring The PropheC, REVÈ + more.

The Beaumont Studios

Sold Out

Sept 19

3pm-10pm PST

Blockparty: Day 3

Music performances + art lounge featuring Fateh, Intense, Channi Nattan + more.

The Beaumont Studios

Sold Out
come together

We’ve been through a lot this year. We’ve changed. Both locally & globally. It’s time to #cometogether. To connect. To celebrate. To create magic — together!

MUSIC LINEUP

17-19.09
Aanam  -  Avanti Nagral  -  BAINS.  -  Channi Nattan + Inderpal Moga  -  Cinnamon Sandhu  -  Daksh Kubba -  Fateh  -  Horsepowar  -  Ikky  -  Intense  -  Jeymon  -  Karishma Deo  -  LIL INDIA  -  Naman Verma  -  Peter Madana  -  Preet Purba  -  Raman Bains  -  REVÈ  -  Robyn Sandhu  -  The PropheC  -  UpsideDown  + special guests

Come together,
but safely

Our COVID-19 Safety Protocol makes sure that we put your health and ours first. We want you to feel safe & secure.

Location:

The Beaumont Studios
316 W 5th Ave, Vancouver, BC

The 5X Fest Blockparty 2021 is hosted at
The Beaumont Studios, a unique venue and art gallery in Vancouver. This indoor/outdoor location is perfect for rain or shine. Our #cometogether art lounge will feature bespoke collaborations between local creatives, and provides a perfect counterpoint to live music performances.

SAFETY PROTOCOL

The health and safety of our volunteers, staff, attendees and artists is of utmost importance to 5X. We are committed to following the indoor and outdoor events guidelines provided by BC’s Provincial Health Officer as part of Step 3 of BC’s provincial Restart Plan.

Vaccine passports will be required to enter the premises. We will be following current mask mandates. Ample hand sanitizer and hand washing stations will be available. All staff and volunteers are double vaccinated, trained in Actsafe’s BSAFE COVID safety protocols, and will be wearing masks at all times.

A huge thank you for supporting us while staying safe and protecting the community.

xoxox

Team 5XFest

5X festival
5X festival

We recognize that our festival is taking place on the traditional unceded territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and səlilwətaʔɬ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) First Nations.

Thank you to our supporters

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