New public piano for Port Coquitlam

Port Coquitlam will have the instrument in front of city hall as of next Thursday.

Want to tickle the ivories but have no piano? Port Coquitlam now has the instrument in front of city hall.

The public piano is courtesy of Pianos on the Street, an outdoor community music program by Pacey's Pianos and the Piano Teachers Federation that also has piano at Rocky Point Park in Port Moody; it was designed by Arkie Liu, a Port Moody secondary student.

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Yesterday, during the inaugural PoCo Grand Prix cycling race, spectators were invited to paint the Port Coquitlam piano that will be at Veterans Park until Sept. 21.

Meanwhile, residents can enter a contest by uploading a photo or video of themselves playing the PoCo piano. Visit for a chance to win a cash prize. Images and video can also be posted on Instagram and Twitter using the hashtag #pocogp.

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