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The event will feature a variety of cultural workshops including fiddle, guitar, mandolin, hand drumming, and bagpipe, as well as opportunities to learn more about Aboriginal crafts and Metis language. Local artists will also provide nightly musical performances throughout the four-day festival.
-- The Hills Are Alive Music and Dance Cultural Fest will take place in Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park-Alberta from
June 19 to June 22, 2014. -- The Miywasin Society of Aboriginal Servicesis a non-profit service organization that supports the Aboriginal community in the Medicine Hatregion. -- Miywasin is a Cree word meaning "It is good."
"Our Government believes in supporting local festivals that promote Canadian artists and showcase the culture and traditions of our nation's past and present."
"The Hills Are Alive Music and Dance Cultural Fest enables the community to explore the region's rich history and become immersed in Metis traditions and culture. This festival is an excellent way to kick off the summer season!"
"The Hills are Alive Music and Dance Cultural Fest is a four-day festival highlighting Metis music, dance, and cultural workshops set in the beautiful Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park-Alberta. It is an interactive learning experience for the whole family; regardless of musical skill or interest, there is something for everyone!"
The Hills Are Alive Music and Dance Cultural Fest
Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage
Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park-Alberta
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Marisa MonninPress Secretary Office of the Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages819-997-7788 Anna Gravelle A/Regional CommunicationsManager Western RegionCanadian Heritage 604-666-6504 Media Relations Canadian Heritage 819-994-9101 1-866-569-6155 email@example.com Source: Department of Canadian Heritage