Vancouver's Punjabi Market is now home to some dazzling new works of art.
The community initiative aims to help facilitate storytelling through public art.
Four massive murals can be found in several laneways near Main Street between 49th and 51st Avenue.
The PMRC is collaborating with local BIPOC artists to bring more foot traffic to the market.
Creative director Jag Nagra hopes the event will continue to grow each year.
"When we were planning there were lots of COVID restrictions still in place. So for 2022, we're hoping to do more of a street activation, get the community here in person to see them. We're hoping to bring in murals every year; hopefully, in two or three years there's 10, 15 murals."
Nagra's group is comprised of artists, advocates, and entrepreneurs who are revitalizing the historic part of South Vancouver by beautifying the area and creating a destination for local arts and culture.
Founded in 1970, Vancouver’s Punjabi Market was the first of its kind in North America. Despite its humble beginnings, the neighbourhood has since transformed into a cultural hub.