Backgrounder – Government of Canada supports festivals in Nova Scotia

Backgrounder

Government of Canada supports festivals in Nova Scotia

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



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

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