The Medicine Hat JazzFest has grown from a grassroots community-based event to a widely recognized festival offering a mix of free and ticketed events, as well as outreach activities that include workshops, artist jam sessions, and school performances.
-- This year's Medicine Hat JazzFest will take place from
June 22 to 29, 2014, and features an array of well-known Canadian and international jazz artists. -- School concerts offered by the Medicine Hat Jazz Societyreach 1,200 elementary school children every year. -- The primary presenting venue for the Medicine Hat JazzFest is the
Esplanade Arts & Heritage Centre, which recently benefitted from support
Museums Assistance Program. -- The Canada Arts Presentation Fundgives Canadians increased access to the variety and richness of Canada'sculture through professional arts festivals, presentations of live professional performances, and other artistic experiences. Quotes
"Our Government is proud to invest in projects that showcase the richness and diversity of culture in
-The Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages
"Year after year, Medicine Hat JazzFest provides us with an opportunity to see talented jazz musicians perform live in the heart of
Associated Links Medicine Hat JazzFest
Canada Arts Presentation Fund
Esplanade Arts & Heritage Centre
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Marisa MonninPress Secretary Office of the Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages819-997-7788 Anna Gravelle A/Regional CommunicationsManager Canadian Heritage Western Region604-666-6504 Media Relations Canadian Heritage 819-994-9101 1-866-569-6155 firstname.lastname@example.org Source: Department of Canadian Heritage