Aboriginal Day Celebrations!

June 27, 2013  •  1 Comment

National Aboriginal Day Celebrations!

June 21st marks the summer solstice, the longest day of the year! 

Lots of activities for us to pick and choose from: Chilling  with friends at bonfires & checking out great artists in live performances!!

 

Summer also brings Alianait, the Arts Festival here in town that will kick off it's ninth edition on June 27th, and goes until July 1st, Canada Day!

Check out the festival's official website for further details!

June 27 Film Night, Astro Theatre  (FREE)
7pm – World Premiere of ‘Alianait – Art in the Arctic’
8:30pm – Nunavut Premiere of ‘Vanishing Point’

June 28 Opening Concert at 7pm, Nakasuk School
- Rasmus Lyberh, JP Cormier, Kelly Fraser & Wesley Hardisty

June 29 Enchanted Owl Concert at 7pm, Nakasuk School
- Kinnie Starr, Eh440, Koel & the Twin Otters, Billy Kuksuk

June 30 Circumpolar Soundscape at 2pm and 7pm, Nakasuk School
- Leela Gilday, Diyet, Nive Nielsen & Sylvia Cloutier

July 1 Closing Concert at 7pm, Nakasuk School
- Gypsophilia, Tjupurru, Nive Nielsen & the Deer Children, The Jerry Cans, Laakkuluk Williamson Bathory

 
During the weekend of longest day of the year, we had a few cool events on-the-go here in Iqaluit!
 
From Alianait's Aboriginal Day concert at Nakasuk, to bonfires celebrating the longest day of the year, APTN's ABORIGINAL DAY LIVE in Iqaluit and the usually cool sunday event, Coffee and Music!!!

Here's a few shots! Enjoy!

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1.Robert Copithorne(non-registered)
These are great photos; should be a strong demand for them.
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