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Culture Days is nothing without you, our community of event organizers!
Register your Culture Days activity before August 10, 2017 at 11:59:59 PM (EST) for a chance to win* a free digital ad specifically promoting your community’s Culture Days events. We’re also giving away 150 fantastic t-shirts we’ve designed especially for Canada 150! Please read through the Official Contest Rules for full details.

Culture Days 2017


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LOCAL MARKETING KIT IS READY! Looking for your customizable Culture Days poster? Check! Need a digital ad that you can tweak with the name of your cultural hub? Got it! We are ready to unveil the Local Marketing Kit. Download and use, then take a gander at our Brand Guide to learn all about how you can promote the heck out of your Culture Days events!

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How can an art form from the 1920s Harlem Renaissance help bring a community together? Nathan Lee and his team from Saturday Swing Out will be inspiring folks to get their dancing shoes on and come down to Ted Motyka Dance Studio in Winnipeg during this year’s Culture Days. Read all about it here in the first of five articles about the winners of the Spring Registration Promotion. Representing events from across the country, the winning event organizers are an exciting cross-section of artists and community organizers who are passionate about Culture Days and our mission to showcase the creativity and diversity of Canadian culture.

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WEBINAR on July 20: How to Promote Your Event

Mercedes Findlay will show you how to harness the power of social media and create a Bright Spots Schedule in our next WEBINAR. A PR pro who has worked for Rogers Media and CTV, Mercedes will share the tricks of the trade with you. Find out about the other pros joining Mercedes for this can’t-miss learning opportunity. Space is limited, so REGISTER NOW.


*NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Subject to Official Rules at Open to legal resident of Canada (excluding the Provinces of Quebec); (b) located in Canada (excluding the Provinces of Quebec); (c) of the age of majority in his/her province or territory of residence. Contest Closes at 11:59:59 PM (EST) on August 10, 2017. Total of 151 Prizes are available to be won. One Grand Prize available to be won, consisting of using Culture Days existing national Geo targeted digital advertisement creative, ie, the Sponsor will add a tag line to its national campaign which will consists of a call out such as: “Check out the activity XYZ in “province of or region of”. For example “Check out the Culture Days activity Bookbinding Demonstration at the London Public Library in London, ON”.  The ad will be available between Sept. 5, 2017 and Oct. 1, 2017. The Sponsor will be responsible for purchasing the advertisement. The approximate retail value is $500.00 CDN. A total of 150 Secondary Prizes are available to be won and will be awarded as follows: 15 Prizes will be awarded amongst registered activities in the Province of AB; 30 Prizes amongst registered activities in the Province of BC; 18 Prizes amongst registered activities in the Province of MB; 15 Prizes amongst registered activities in the Province of SK; 60 Prizes amongst registered activities in the Province of ON; 9 Prizes amongst the combined registered activities in the Provinces of  NS; NB; PEI, NL and Labrador; and 3 Prizes amongst registered activities within the Territories. Approximate retail value of each Secondary Prize is $19.99 CDN. Random draws: August 21, 2017. Odds of winning depend on the total number of eligible entries received per defined region. Correct answer to a mathematical skill-testing question required.

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DID YOU KNOW: 82% of attendees report being very satisfied with the activities they attended during Culture Days.

Photo of Ragtime band playing during Culture Days 2016 in Carcross, Yukon.

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