PRESS RELEASE ...
January 15, 2007 - Iqaluit, Nunavut
Alianait Arts Festival organizers are looking for musicians to perform in Iqaluit, Nunavut June 21 to July 1.
Musicians who are interested in performing at the Festival are invited to apply between now and the deadline of February 25th. Percussion and rhythm (vocal, instrumental, etc.) musicians will be featured at this festival to align with this year's theme of Polar Rhythms.
Application forms and requirements are available on the Alianait website at www.alianait.ca or by phoning (867) 975-6131.
For more information contact: Heather Daley
From June 21-July 1, 2007, Nunavut’s capital city will host the Alianait Arts Festival. This marks the third year of the festival – this time around, it promises to deliver an even bigger, more diverse and exciting array of performers and artists from across Nunavut, Canada and the circumpolar world.
For eleven days, and sunlit Arctic nights, festival audiences will be treated to music, dancing, arts, crafts, theatre, Nunavut films, storytelling and more.
Alianait is presented by a coalition of arts groups including the Iqaluit Music Society, L’Association des francophones du Nunavut, the Nunavut Arts & Crafts Association, Ajjiit Nunavut Media Association, Qaggiq Theatre Company, Part-Time Players, the Office of the Languages Commissioner and the City of Iqaluit.