Brief: World champion hoop dancer Dallas Arcand to perform at Carousel of Nations

This year's Carousel of Nations event features various entertainment including champion hoop dancer Dallas Arcand.

Dallas Arcand will perform at this year's Carousel of Nations event Feb. 3. Photo:Dallas Arcand

The Revelstoke Multicultural Society has announced World Champion Aboriginal Hoop Dancer Dallas Arcand will be the feature entertainment for the 2018 Carousel of Nations event taking place at the Revelstoke Community Centre on February 3, 2018.

Arcand is a three time World Champion Hoop Dancer from the Alexander Plains Cree Nation near Edmonton. He astounded the world with his hoop dancing at the 2010 Olympic Games opening ceremonies.

In addition to a live performance, Arcand will also be giving a talk on Hoop Dancing as part of the Speaker’s Series planned during the Carousel of Nations event.

Other entertainment confirmed for this year’s A Carousel of Nations event includes Kokoma, the Revelstoke Highlanders Pipe Band, and local folk and bluegrass artist Denis Severino. Shaun Aquiline will once again act as emcee.

Additional entertainment, speakers, and food vendors for this year will be announced soon.