Photo Gallery: Kootenay Festival flies again

Venue proves accommodating as locals and visitors turn out

Members of 'Mystic Dreams' middle eastern dance troupe entertained many more people than this guy



Jim Sinclair photos

The day was not without its challenges in drawing a crowd, as another event in the Slocan Valley offered an alternative plus a lot of concern was devoted to a fuel spill in the region.

All the same, July 27th, with clear sunshine and enough of a breeze to make the day more comfortable, was a successful one for the third annual Kootenay Festival in Oooteschenia, across from the West Kooteany Regional Airport. Artisan and food booths plus a day full of stage entertainment added up to a winning formula.

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