The Vancouver Memory Festival is a free-floating series of public events focused on public and private memory, and the questions that surround acts of memory and forgetting: How are memories made and re-made, lost, and found again? How is memory preserved? What are memories? Is there such a thing as public memory? When does Memory enter into History, and whose memory is it then? The Memory Festival is improvised and open-ended. It will unfold in different venues around the city throughout 2008—the year of the already nearly forgotten sesquecentennial of British Columbia. You are invited to participate. The Memory Festival consists of things people want to do with and about Memory.