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Burlington Culture Days – ‘RE:emergence’ Needs Artists & Performers

Burlington Culture Days 2022

*Please see below a news release issued by the City of Burlington.

Burlington, Ont. — Aug. 3, 2022 — The City of Burlington is calling for local artists, cultural professionals and creative organizations to host free, interactive in-person or online events and activities during the 13th annual Culture Days.

Culture Days will take place from Sept. 23-Oct. 16, 2022. This year, it is extending beyond its traditional weekend format to a more inclusive and interactive three-week schedule of programs and events.

Canada is ready for a re-emergence of arts and culture and so is Culture Days. As the world navigates to past norms and designs new solutions for everyday life, arts, culture, and expression play a vital role in a healthy, thriving society.

This year’s theme ‘RE: emergence’, explores new ideas and innovation in arts and culture while committing to building tangible change in the sector and society. As we learn to live with COVID-19, the Ontario Culture Days Festival will offer a hybrid of in-person events as well as digital and self-guided programming. Organizers must make sure they are following any municipal, regional, provincial and public health guidelines in their area. Ontario Culture Days has created resource pages for organizers and ways to discover arts and culture across Ontario.

If you would like to host a Culture Days event, register your event online with Culture Days at culturedays.ca.  For more information about participating in Culture Days, contact Adam Belovari at 905-335-7600, ext. 7335 or adam.belovari@burlington.ca by Sept 3.

About Culture Days

Culture Days has become the largest cultural event in Canada, attracting an estimated 2.5 million annual attendees to thousands of free activities and performances hosted by artists, cultural organizations and municipalities in hundreds of communities across Canada. Visit culturedays.ca for more information.

“Burlington is pleased to participate in this national initiative to raise the awareness, accessibility, participation and engagement of residents in arts and culture. I invite our local artists, cultural professionals and creative organizations to offer free events this year and consider participating in Burlington’s Culture Days. In the past, our cultural community has really united to deliver an amazing selection of cultural programming for our residents to discover culture in Burlington and I look forward to what this year will offer.” — Chris Glenn, Director of Recreation, Community & Culture, City of Burlington

“Every year, Burlington artists and cultural organizations’ offer our community creative and innovative events and programs to contribute to a successful Culture Days. While we enter a new normal and learn to live with COVID-19, I encourage Burlington artists and cultural organizations to look at both in-person and online offerings that best feature their abilities to connect with our community. Once again, we are excited to work with our local arts and culture community to present another successful Culture Days to Burlington.” — Angela Paprizo, Manager of Arts & Culture, City of Burlington

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