Mayor Gregor Robertson today launched Vancouver’s 125th year-long anniversary celebrations by announcing a series of exciting cultural events and celebrations. The celebrations coincide with Vancouver’s designation as a Cultural Capital of Canada this year.
"Vancouver 125 is an exciting year-long celebration of arts and culture that will showcase our vibrant creative communities and the tremendous diversity of our city," said Mayor Gregor Robertson. "This year we once again get to show the world all the reasons why Vancouver is an international hub of creativity and cultural expression by exploring our past and celebrating our future as a City. During 2011, Vancouver will be the place to be for arts and culture."