The Government of
Quick Facts -- This year's event will take place from
September 12 to 14and will include big band and jazz performances by local artists. -- From the 1920s to the 1960s, dance pavilions across Ontarioregularly
drew thousands of revellers throughout the summer and attracted renowned
performers such as
"Our Government recognizes the value of local arts and heritage activities. I applaud the organizers of the Canadian Big Band Celebration for bringing Canadians together through arts and culture and contributing to the economy."
-The Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages
"Congratulations to the organizers and volunteers of the Canadian Big Band Celebration for 20 years of showcasing our talented artists. I'm proud our Government is supporting this unique event, which celebrates our vibrant local culture."
"The funding provided by Canadian Heritage is a critical support, enabling our local community in
Canadian Big Band Celebration
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