The Awesome Awards - Nominations

Karlis Kalnins

Nominated by Adrian Sinclair
October 08, 2015
Karlis has added so much sparkle to eastvan, and is beloved by so many. He is the orignator of the BC Mobile Sauna Society (est. 1999) (a volunteer run non-profit) and continues to host weekly Mobile Sauna Sessions at his custom-built Sauna Trucks and Buses parked in backyards all over Vancouver. During this same time, he has supported the who's who of activists, change-makers, and artists of eastvan by desgining their online presence and websites. For the past 5 years, Karlis AKA MC Count Snacky has also spent 100's of hours bicycling the alleys, the streets and public spaces of Vancouver entertaining and inspiring the public(s) as a freestyling MC w/ the Freestyle Focus Group. #soundbike !! 

Karlis creates, animates and faclitates emergent places of connectivity within the city with his art. These emergent spaces found in the Streets, Online and in our Backyards. 

Karlis is Awesome.