The funding was announced today by
-- The 5th edition of the Matlock Festival of Music, Art and Nature will take place from
August 22 to 24, 2014, on a 45-acre site that includes forest, grassland, and wetland habitats. -- The event features performances in music, poetry, and spoken word, as well as interactive presentations of drumming, art, and traditional Aboriginal games. -- The festival's mission is to connect people and build community through art, music, dance, and nature while modelling sustainable and environmentally responsible practices.
"Today's investment demonstrates our Government's ongoing commitment to supporting our communities, as well as arts and culture. Our country is home to many fantastic festivals that showcase
-The Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages
"I would like to thank the board and volunteers of the Matlock Festival of Music, Art and Nature for their hard work and dedication. This August, residents and visitors alike will have the opportunity to experience the 5th edition of this region's unique festival, and I am proud that our Government is providing support to help make this happen."
"Matlock Festival gratefully acknowledges the support received from the Government of
Matlock Festival of Music, Art and Nature
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