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Richmond Children’s Arts Festival returns this month

Young performer and songwriter hosts virtual concert during festival
Rickie Wang
Rickie Wang, performer and songwriter, will play a variety of original songs and compositions during a virtual livestream concert on February 21 as part of the Richmond Children’s Arts Festival.

The annual Richmond Children’s Arts Festival is returning with in-person events this Family Day.

Activities such as live performances, drawing, painting and a scavenger hunt are taking place at the Richmond Cultural Centre on Monday, Feb. 21.

Rickie Wang, a performer and songwriter, will be having a virtual livestream concert as one of the major highlights of the festival. This concert is presented by Branscombe House artist-in-residence Krystal Kiran.

An interactive performance by Peter G-G will also take place in the performance hall at the cultural centre, while local artist Jen Chen will be guiding kids in an art project at the Richmond Art Gallery throughout the day.

There will also be a Richmond Public Art scavenger hunt that will take place near the cultural centre with a chance to win gift certificates.

All provincial health order requirements and the City of Richmond COVID-19 safety protocols will be put in place, including facemasks and proof of vaccination.

The Richmond Children's Arts Festival will take place on February 21 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

To pre-register for events and a list of the activities, visit