Metis Nation – The Hills Are Alive Festival 2015

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Metis Nation – The Hills Are Alive Festival 2015

Event Information
Author ahnationtalk
Start Date/Time 11th Jun Thu AM 1:00 (GMT -6)
End Date/Time 14th Jun Sun AM 1:00 (GMT -6)
Location AB
Contact [email protected].
Type Public
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Music and Dance Cultural Fest

June 11 – 14, 2015

Learn to play a musical instrument, make a capote, dance

a jig, weave a sash, and become immersed in Métis Culture – all of this in the beautiful setting of Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park – Alberta.

MUSIC AND DANCE CULTURAL FEST Early Registration and BBQ begins on Wednesday, June 10, 2015 (BBQ $5.00).

Daily – workshops: fiddle, guitar, piano, bagpipes, banjo, jigging, drum making, capote making, sash finger weaving, beading, native crafts; Métis cultural venues, learn Michif, tours to a Métis Hivernant settlement; silent auctions; and music resources available from our instructors.

EVENING CONCERTS FEATURING:

John Arcand, Gordon Stobbe, Daniel Gervais, Patti Lamoureux, JJ Guy, Don Sawchuk and Wally Garrioch.

Concert and Square Dancing: 7:00 pm Open to the Public: $10 at the door

Location: Whispering Pines Camp off Highway 41 at Elkwater Rodeo Grounds turnoff.

CULTURAL FEST REGISTRATION FEES: 4 DAY PASS: $125

DAILY PASS: $40   FAMILY RATES AVAILABLE (Please call) SHARED

CABINS AVAILABLE: $20/night RV parking/camping: $15/night (Fees include instruction, cultural activities, meals & evening concerts)

For more information or to register call Jeannette Hansen @ 403-526-0756

Visit our Website at www.miywasin.ab.ca or email [email protected].

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