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Alberta, Aug 31 (Canadian-Media): Online or in-person Alberta Culture Days events, Alberta’s largest celebration of arts, heritage, diversity and community spirit, would be celebrated this September, by approximately 99 organizations funded by the Alberta government, media reports said.
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September also being the Month of the Artist in Alberta, and funding will help many local artists performing at Alberta Culture Days would be financially supported through the many events featuring local talent.
More than $300,000 will support a variety of activities in communities across the province, including traditional dancing, live performances, arts and crafts, festivals and more.
“Alberta Culture Days demonstrates our vibrant arts, culture, diversity and community spirit. I invite all Albertans to put on a mask and attend the wide array of in-person events happening across the province. And with many options online, anyone, even those abroad, can experience Alberta from the safety and comfort of their own home,” said Leela Sharon Aheer, Minister of Culture, Multiculturalism and Status of Women in a news release.
Five Feature Celebration Sites which received funding for three days of free, family-friendly events and online activities include: Brooks Public Library, Chinese Benevolent Association of Edmonton, Paddle Prairie Métis Settlement, Stettler Friends of the Library Society; Woezo Africa Music & Dance Theatre Inc., Calgary
Funding from Alberta government was also provided to a total of 73 host celebration sites for up to two days of activities, and 21 pop-up celebration sites for one day.
Free admission and special programming is also being offered by provincially operated historic sites and museums open year round, including the Royal Alberta Museum and Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology, from September 25 to 27. Visitors are required to reserve their tickets online in advance, to accommodate reduced capacity.