Cantares Venezuelan Cultural Foundation

A reference for Latin American cultural expressions in Calgary

Salutation from Honourable Ricardo Miranda Minister of Culture and Tourism

Thanks for visiting!

Cantares Venezuelan Cultural Foundation was created, in 2011, under the Alberta Societies Act (Chapter S-14), as a non-for-profit organization to promote the diffusion of Latin-American culture, with emphasis on the Venezuelan folklore by supporting multiple artistic and cultural activities; including but not limited to musical expressions. 

Our mission

Based in Calgary, Cantares Venezuelan Cultural Foundation, and its affiliates, main interest is enlightening Calgary's multiculturalism by promoting the diffusion of artistic expressions. The Foundation is committed to contribute to the City's cultural diversity, while fostering the involvement in performing arts by individuals and community groups. To this end, the foundation supports the endeavours of multiple musical ensembles, and organizes and supports quality cultural events and activities that are affordable to the general public. We also support local charity through fundraising concerts.

Our Vision

To be a reference point for those interested on approaching to Latin American artistic and cultural expressions in the city of Calgary and the Province of Alberta. 

We hope to see you again!  There's much more to come!

"Diablos de Yare" one popular folkloric expresion from Venezuela. 

La Parranda performed at Calgary Globalfest on August 2015.