Backgrounder – Government of Canada supports festivals in Nova Scotia

Backgrounder

Government of Canada supports festivals in Nova Scotia

Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage

Recipient Project City Amount

Full Circle Festival Society

Full Circle Festival

Windsor

$3,400 

Fédération Régionale des Arts et du Patrimoine de la Baie Sainte-Marie

Festival Clare-té

Baie-Sainte-Marie, Clare region

$4,100

Doors Open Halifax Heritage Society

Doors Open Halifax 2019

Halifax

$5,100 

Pictou Landing Powwow Committee

28th Annual Pictou Landing Pow wow

Trenton (near New Glasgow)

$11,100

Privateer Days Commission

Privateer Days 2019

Liverpool

$48,600 

Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo Society

Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo 2019

Halifax

$33,800 

Festival of the Tartans Committee (The)

Festival of the Tartans

Pictou County

$2,000

Chester Art Centre Association

Chester Art Week

Chester

$2,400

Maritime Fiddle Festival

Maritime Fiddle Festival

Dartmouth

$5,000

Festival of the Tartans Committee (The)

Festival of the Tartans

Pictou County

$21,000

Comunn Feis An Eilein

29th Annual Feis an Eilein

Cape Breton Island

$4,400

Trunk 7 Music Festival Association

Trunk 7 Music Festival

Musquodoboit Harbour

$7,300

Waverley Community Association

Waverley Village Green Summer Concert Series

Waverley

$8,100

Clare Bluegrass Association

Clare Bluegrass Festival

Baie-Sainte-Marie, Clare region

$5,000

Société Mi-Carême

Festival Masque et Mer 2019

Chéticamp

$6,000

Africa Festival of Arts and Culture Society (Afacs)

Africa Festival of Arts and Culture (AFRIFEST) 2019

Halifax

$6,300

Friends of Hank Snow Society (The)

29th Annual Hank Snow Tribute

Liverpool

$9,600

Peggy's Cove Area Festival of the Arts Society

2019 Peggy’s Cove Area Festival of the Arts

Peggy’s Cove

$5,000

Pugwash Harbourfest

Pugwash HarbourFest

Pugwash

$5,600

Festival of the Strait Society

Festival of the Strait 2019 - Sail Into Summer

Port Hawkesbury

$14,800

New Glasgow Riverfront Music Jubilee Society

New Glasgow Riverfront Jubilee

New Glasgow

$31,600

Halifax Pride Society

Halifax Pride Festival

Halifax

$20,600

South Shore Exhibition Commission

South Shore Exhibition

Bridgewater

$36,000

Development Isle Madame Association Inc.

Codstock Outdoor Music Festival

Arichat, Cape Breton

$5,000

Development Isle Madame Association Inc.

5th Annual Isle Madame Bluegrass and Old Time Country Music Festival

Isle Madame

$5,000

Seafest Association

Seafest

Yarmouth

$22,100

The Antigonish Highland Society

Antigonish Highland Games

Antigonish

$29,500 

Alderney Landing Association

Christkindlmarket Festival

Dartmouth

$25,100

Alderney Landing Association

Bluenose Ghosts Festival

Dartmouth

$29,400

Alderney Landing Association

Fire & Water Festival

Dartmouth

$32,100

Antigonish Culture Alive Association

Antigonight: Art After Dark Festival

Antigonish

$15,300

Membertou Cultural & Heritage Centre Foundation Inc.

Membertou Powwow

Membertou First Nation, near Sydney

$13,400

Conseil Communautaire du Grand-Havre

Francofest 2019

Dartmouth

$16,100

Queens County Fair Association

Queens County Fair

Caledonia

$5,000

New Ross Regional Development Society

New Ross Christmas Festival

New Ross

$2,300

Atlantic Flamenco Productions Society

Atlantic Flamenco Festival

Halifax

$5,000

Pictou County Rainbow Community Association

Pride Week

Pictou County

$5,000

Nocturne Art at Night Society

Nocturne: Art at Night

Halifax

$23,300

Art Happening Bridgewater Society

Afterglow Art Festival

Bridgewater

$15,700

Deep Roots Music Co-Operative Limited

Canadian Deep Roots Music Festival

Wolfville

$14,100

Two Rivers Development Association

Acoustic Roots Festival

Huntington

$5,000

Sherbrooke Village Old Fashioned Christmas Association

Sherbrooke Village Old Fashioned Christmas Association

Sherbrooke Village

$6,400

Forties Community Centre (The)

Oktoberfest

Tatamagouche

$2,700

Liverpool Ukulele Ceilidh Society

8th International Ukulele Ceilidh

LIverpool

$4,500

Lumière Arts Festival Association

Lumière Arts Festival

Sydney

$17,100

Acadia First Nation

Gold River Pow Wow 2019

Gold River (Chester)

$8,800 

Total

$604,700

 

Canada Arts Presentation Fund

Client Project City Amount

Association Le Moulin de la Baie Sainte Marie (L')

Série de spectacles

Saulnierville

 $18,000

Atlantic Fringe Festival Society (The)

Halifax Fringe Festival

Halifax

 $20,000

Cape Breton Jazz and World Music Festival

Cape Breton Jazz and World Music Festival

Cape Breton

$5,000

Cape Breton Regional Municipality

Makin' Waves

Sydney

  $5,000

Cobequid Arts Council

Marigold Cultural Centre Presents Seasons 2019-2020, 2020-2021, 2021-2022

Truro

$24,000

Festival Acadien de Clare

Programmation 2019

Comeauville

$25,000

Halifax Urban Folk Festival Society

Halifax Urban Folk Festival

Halifax

$5,000

Harmony Bazaar: Festival of Women & Song Society

Harmony Bazaar

Lockeport

$7,000

Lunenburg Doc Fest Association

Lunenburg Doc Fest

Lunenburg

$20,000

New Trad Society (The)

Re-Jigged Festival

Dartmouth

 $15,000

Prismatic Arts Society

Prismatic Arts Festival 2019 (Ottawa) and Prismatic Arts Festival 2020 (Halifax)

Ottawa/Halifax

 $78,000

Society of the Company Of Angels Dance Projects

Festival of Dance Annapolis Royal

Annapolis Royal

 $7,500

Atlantic Flamenco Productions Society

Atlantic Flamenco Production Society 2019/2020 Season

Halifax

 $5,000

Upstream Music Association

Open Waters Festival Visiting Canadian Artists

Halifax

 $16,500

Astor Theatre Society (The)

Main Stage Performance Series

Liverpool

 $12,000   

Atlantic Buskers Festival Society

Atlantic Buskers Festival Society

Halifax

  $42,000

Chester Theatre Council Society

Chester Playhouse Presentation Series

Chester

 $21,000

Conseil Communautaire du Grand-Havre

CCGH programming

Dartmouth

 $24,000

Eastern Front Theatre Society (The)

STAGES Theatre Festival

Halifax

 $86,000

Fundy Folk Association

Evergreen Theatre Season

Forest Glade

$5,000

Halifax Comedy Festival Society

Halifax ComedyFest

Halifax

 $34,000

Jazz East Rising Association

Halifax Jazz Festival, JazzLabs, JazzEast Concerts and Creative Music Workshop

Halifax

 $100,000

Kinetic Studio Society

Kinetic Studio Series

Halifax

    $9,000

King's Theatre Society

Live Presents

Annapolis Royal

 $21,000

Obey Convention Music and Arts Society

OBEY Convention XII, OBEY Convention XIII, OBEY Convention XIV + Off-Season Concerts Series

Halifax

 $36,000

Scotia Chamber Players

Scotia Festival of Music 2019

Halifax

  $60,000

Total

$701,000

 

Celebrate Canada Fund

Recipient Project City Amount
Advocate District Development Association Canada Day festivities and fireworks Advocate Harbour

$800

African Diaspora Association of the Maritimes (Adam) Celebrate Canada day our new home our new country Halifax

$1,600

Alderney Landing Association Boardwalk Art on Canada Day Dartmouth

$2,500

Annapolis Valley Historical Society Celebrate Canada Middleton

$650

Aspotogan Heritage Trust Society Canada Day community celebration Hubbards

$650

Association Francophone de la Vallée St-Jean-Baptiste Day in the valley Greenwood

$4,000

Bear River Royal Canadian Legion Branch #22 Canada Day Celebration by the Waterfront 2019 Bear River

$1,100

Beaver Bank Kinsac Community Centre Canada Day in Beaver Bank Beaver Bank

$6,000

Brookfield Railway Station and Heritage Society Brookfield Celebrates Canada Day Brookfield

$650

Burlington Community Club Canada Day Celebration Burlington

$1,800

Canning District Recreational Commission Canada Day in Canning Canning

$1,600

Cape Breton Regional Municipality Cape Breton Regional Municipality Canada Day Celebrations and Multiculturalism Day Celebrations 2019 Sydney

$21,096

Ceilidh Trail C.B. Club Canada Day Inverness

$800

Centre Communautaire Francophone de Truro Célébrons nos cultures Truro

$1,300

Chester Municipal Heritage Society Huzzah Canada!  Huzzah Chester! Chester

$1,758

Creamery Square Association Celebrate Canada Tatamagouche

$1,250

Creole Heritage Association - Canada Creole Heritage Day Event Halifax

$2,344

Cumberland African Nova Scotian Association Multicultural Day Celebration Amherst

$2,930

Development Isle Madame Association Inc. Canada Day Celebration Arichat

$2,000

Digby Area Recreation Commission Digby Area Recreation Commission Canada Day Celebration Digby

$1,400

East Preston United Baptist Church Celebrate Canada Day With A Taste of East Preston East Preston

$1,876

Enfield, Elmsdale and District Lions Club 47th Annual Lions Community Celebrations of Canada Day Enfield

$3,200

Fisherman's Cove Development Association Annual Canada Day at Fisherman's Cove Eastern Passage

$4,220

Friends of Neville Park Society Canada Day Party Whitney Pier South Bar

$4,000

Friends of the Desbrisay Museum Celebrate Multiculturalism Bridgewater

$1,250

Friends of the Yarmouth Light Society Celebrate Canada Day @ Cape Forchu Cape Forchu

$1,876

Halifax Brewery Farmers' Market Co-Op Ltd. FEAST:  A Multicultural Food Event Halifax

$2,800

Halifax Regional Municipality Bedford Days Canada Day Dartmouth

$15,630

Halifax Regional Municipality Halifax-Dartmouth Canada Day 2019 Dartmouth

$46,880

Hall's Harbour Fundy View Community Society Halls Harbour celebrates Canada Day Centreville

$2,000

Hantsport Memorial Community Centre Canada Day Celebrations Hantsport

$3,600

Highlands Métis Nation Association National Indigenous Peoples Day "Bridging the gap" Cheticamp

$1,300

Indo-Canadian Senior Group of N.S. Canada Day Halifax

$650

Kespu'kwitk Métis Council of Yarmouth & District National Indigenous Peoples Day Yarmouth

$1,000

La Picasse, Centre Communautaire Culturel Multicultural celebration Petit de Grat

$1,100

La Société Acadienne de Clare Célébrons le 21 juin tous ensemble Comeauville

$800

La Société Historique Acadienne de Pubnico-Ouest Célébration avec nos familles Pubnico-Ouest

$3,600

La Société Saint-Pierre Chéticamp fête son pays Chéticamp

$1,000

L'Acadie de Chezzetcook Association Fête du Canada 2019 / Canada Day 2019 West Chezzetcook

$2,000

L'Association du Musée de Wedgeport Canada Day Celebration Lower Wedgeport

$1,100

Lincolnville Community Development Association Happy Birthday Canada "Let's Celebrate" Monastery

$650

Maitland & District Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary Canada Day on the Bay 2019! Maitland

$1,600

Mi'kmaw Native Friendship Society Mawita'jik 2019 Halifax

$89,250

Millbrook Culture And Heritage Centre National Indigenous Peoples Day Millbrook

$4,000

Municipality of the County of Annapolis Bridgetown 2019 Canada Day Celebrations Annapolis Royal

$1,250

Municipality of the County of Antigonish Canada Day Celebrations Antigonish

$2,800

Municipality of the County of Kings Canada Day Celebration - Aylesford Lake Beach Kentville

$750

Municipality of the County of Clare Canada Day 2019 Petit-Ruisseau

$1,500

Municipality of the County of Digby Weymouth Canada Day Celebration Digby

$1,400

Municipality of the District of St. Mary's St. Mary's Canada Day Celebrations Sherbrooke

$650

Municipality of the District of Yarmouth Celebrate Canada 2019! Hebron

$10,255

Native Council of Nova Scotia National Indigenous Peoples Day Truro

$2,800

Native Council of Nova Scotia Zone 11 National Indigenous Peoples Day Sheet Harbour

$1,600

New Germany Canada Day Committee New Germany Canada Day New Germany

$5,274

New Waterford Festival Society New Waterford Canada Day 2019 New Waterford

$1,758

North Queens Board of Trade Celebrate Canada 2019 Caledonia

$2,000

Northwoodcare Halifax Incorporated A Year for Celebrating All Things Canadian Dartmouth

$5,860

Parrsborough Shore Historical Society Canada Day Celebrations at Ottawa House Museum/Former Home of Sir Charles and Lady Tupper Parrsboro

$650

Pictou Landing First Nation Cultural Awareness, Focus on Mi'kmaq History Month Pictou Landing

$1,875

Port Lorne Canada Day Committee Port Lorne Canada Day Berwick

$800

Queens Home for Special Care Society (Queens Manor) Queens Manor Celebrates Canada Liverpool

$700

Region of Queens Municipality Celebrate Canada Day 2019 Liverpool

$3,200

Riverport District Fire Protection Commission Canada Day Fireworks Riverport

$1,500

Royal Canadian Legion Branch #79 Canada Day Celebrations 2019 New Ross

$1,600

Sackville Community Development Association Celebrate Canada - Sackville and Area Lower Sackville

$11,814

Sheet Harbour and Area Heritage Society Canada Day Celebrations Sheet Harbour

$1,300

Shoreham Village Senior Citizens Association Canada Day Celebration Chester

$400

Shubenacadie Hay Days Society Hay Days / Canada Day Celebrations Shubenacadie

$3,200

Société Acadienne Sainte-Croix Meeting and celebration 2019 Pomquet

$800

Sunnyville Community Association Sunnyville Celebrates Canada Day 2019 Guysborough

$650

The Municipality of the County of Richmond Canada Day Celebrations Arichat

$7,032

The Point Tupper Heritage Association Celebrate Canada Day Point Tupper

$600

The Sydney And Louisburg Railway Historical Society Celebrate Canada - Louisbourg Celebrates Canada's 152nd Birthday! Louisbourg

$1,500

The Village of Bible Hill Canada Day Celebrations Bible Hill

$3,600

Town of Amherst Celebrate Canada in Amherst Amherst

$4,102

Town of Annapolis Royal 2019 Canada Day Celebrations Annapolis Royal

$1,250

Town of Antigonish Canada Day Antigonish

$4,688

Town of Bridgewater Canada Day on the LaHave 2019 Bridgewater

$5,000

Town of Clark's Harbour Town of Clark’s Harbour 37th Annual Canada Day Celebrations Clark's Harbour

$5,000

Town of Lockeport Lockeport & Area July 1st Celebrations Lockeport

$7,950

Town of Mulgrave Canada Day Celebrations Mulgrave

$650

Town of New Glasgow Canadian Multiculturalism Day - June 27th, 2019 New Glasgow

$3,600

Town of Port Hawkesbury Celebrate Canada Day Port Hawkesbury

$3,516

Town of Wolfville Canada Day Celebrations Wolfville

$2,400

Tracadie United Baptist Church Canada Day Celebration - Amplifying the Importance of a proud canadian Monastery

$1,300

Truro Development Corporation Limited Canada Day 2019 in Downtown Truro Truro

$7,618

Upper Hammonds Plains Community Development Association Upper Hammonds Plains CanJam Celebration Upper Hammonds Plains

$1,600

Upper Stewiacke Community Association Canada Day Events Upper Stewiacke

$700

Village of Greenwood Greenwood Canada Day 2019 Fireworks Show Greenwood

$1,400

Village of Lawrencetown Village of Lawrencetown Canada Day Celebrations Lawrencetown

$1,100

Village of New Minas New Minas Canada Day Celebrations New Minas

$2,800

Village of Pugwash Canada Day celebrations Pugwash

$3,000

Welcoming Intercultural Newcomers Association (Wina) The 3rd Annual Canadian Multiculturalism Day Extravaganza with Drums Halifax

$4,688

Westmount Canada Day Committee Westmount Canada Day Committee Sydney

$2,250

Westville Fire & Rescue Department Westville Canada Day Westville

$8,204

Whycocomagh Waterfront Centre Association Proud To Be Canadian Whycocomagh

$1,100

Windsor Elms Village For Continuing Care Society Canada Day Party Falmouth

$425

Total

$405,069

Contacts

For more information (media only), please contact:

Simon Ross
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism
819-997-7788

Media Relations
Canadian Heritage
819-994-9101
1-866-569-6155
pch.media-media.pch@canada.ca

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