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Burlington Culture Days – RE:emergence Needs Artists and Performers

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Burlington, Ontario – August March 3, 2022—The City of Burlington is inviting local artists, cultural professionals and creative organizations to host free, interactive, in-person or online events and activities for 13 days.th Annual Culture Day.

Culture Days will run from September 23rd to October 16th, 2022.

Canada is poised for a revival of arts and culture, and so is Culture Day.As the world returns to past norms and designs new solutions for everyday life, arts, culture and expression will thrive and flourish. It plays an important role in society. This year’s theme, RE: Emergence, explores new ideas and innovations in art and culture, committed to bringing about tangible change in the sector and society. In learning to live with COVID-19, the Ontario Culture Days Festival offers a hybrid of in-person events and digital and self-guided programs. Organizers must ensure that they follow local, regional, state and public health guidelines in their area. Ontario Culture Days has created resource pages for organizers and ways to discover arts and culture across Ontario.

If you would like to host a Culture Days event, register your event online for Culture Days at culturedays.ca. For more information on attending Culture Days, please contact Adam Belovari at 905-335-7600. 7335 or adam.belovari@burlington.ca by September 3rd.

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About Culture Day

Culture Days has become Canada’s largest cultural event, attracting an estimated 2.5 million people annually to thousands of free activities and performances hosted by artists, cultural organizations and municipalities in hundreds of communities across Canada. For more information, visit culturedays.ca.

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Chris Glenn, Director of Recreation, Community and Culture

“Burlington is delighted to be part of this national initiative to increase awareness, accessibility, participation and engagement in the arts and culture of our residents. We invite you to give us a free event and consider joining us for Burlington’s Culture Days.To date, our cultural community has banded together to create great cultural programs for our residents to discover culture in Burlington. We’ve delivered, and I’m excited to see what this year has to offer.”

Angela Paparizo, Arts and Culture Manager

“Each year, Burlington artists and cultural organizations provide our community with creative and innovative events and programs that contribute to the success of Culture Day. While learning to live, I encourage Burlington artists and cultural organizations to consider both face-to-face and online formats that best have the ability to connect with our community. We look forward to working with the local arts and culture community to bring Burlington another successful day of culture.”

Links and Resources

Culturedays.ca

Burlington.ca/culturedays

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contact address:

Suzanne Vukosavljevic
communications manager
suzanne.vukosavljevic@burlington.ca

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