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Victoria Accordion Festival July 2014

8th annual Victoria International Accordion Festival – July 18-20, 2014

The annual Victoria accordion festival was very successful.  It was held on Friday, July 18 through to Sunday July 20th.  The BC Accordion Society (  organized and hosted the festival with support from the Victoria Accordion Club.

Festival 2014 - poster copy

The competition for soloists was held on Friday July 18th at First Metropolitan United Church on Quadra Street (address: 932 Balmoral Street) in Victoria.   Other activities were held in conjunction with the festival.

The schedule:

Friday, July 18 – 2 pm – 7 pm – competition for soloists – First Metropolitan United Church; 932 Balmoral St, Victoria.

Friday, July 18 – 8 pm – Concert: Night of Stars – First Metropolitan United Church, 932 Balmoral St. Victoria.  Featuring: Stas Venglevski (Russia/USA), and Jianan Tian (China) and Jelena Milojevic (Croatia/Canada).   

Saturday, July 19 – 11 am – 1 pm – Free public performances at Market Square in Victoria.  Featured winners of the festival competition, Victoria Accordion Kids Band, and Victoria Accordion Club Band

Saturday, July 19 – 6 pm – “Boomers Bash” dinner dance” (click here) – by the Victoria Accordion Club; a lively and fun 60’s dance highlighting music of the 50’s & 60’s.  A lot of flared skirts, ducktail hair, ponytails, and plenty of rock ‘n’ roll!!  Location: Victoria Edelweiss Club, 108 Niagara Street (in James Bay area), Victoria

Sunday, July 20 – 1 pm – 3 pm – workshop and demonstration of accordion music, movie on the history of the accordion. Location: Victoria Edelweiss Club, 108 Niagara Street (in James Bay area), Victoria.

Please see website: for details.

See you there!